Richard currently serves as an Investment Director at Zurich headquartered BlueOrchard Finance. Previously he worked with Ethos, a leading pan-African private equity investor. He started his career in actuarial consulting in the United Kingdom and South Africa. He currently serves on the boards of Vanguard Assurance, a leading Ghanaian insurer, and Pula AG, a pioneering insurtech focusing on agriculture insurance for smallholder farmers. He holds an MBA from the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business and a BCom (Actuarial Science) from the University of Stellenbosch.