Richard began his career in the City where he worked for four years as a management consultant. He specialised in management training before joining the family boating business in 2006.
The business comprises two elements. It is best known for its passenger boat service, operating in the Kingston area providing private charters for corporate and private events, and also running a daily sightseeing river bus service. The other element is a shipyard based in Kent that provides maintenance and boat building services to the marine industry.
Richard brings a unique experience to the Chamber. He has an unusual entrepreneurial business background as well as being an integral part of an historic, local family business, which has been operating for over 300 years.
He joined Kingston Chamber as a director in 2008.