Richard has been a member of the Club since 1995. This is his second time on the Club’s board having previously served as a director from 2001 to 2010, during which time he also chaired the Membership Committee. Richard’s aim on the board is to support the leadership and management in their continued success in profitably delivering a first class offering to our membership, steeped in military tradition and standards, yet welcoming to all . Richard served in the Royal Engineers for ten years before starting on a business career which continues today. He has shareholdings in a number of businesses ranging from architecture to private equity and is an Advisory Partner at a European investment bank. He is married with two adult children and in his spare time enjoys cycling, running, and playing polo for the Armed Forces Veterans. He was appointed MVO in the 2006 New Year Honours for services to the Royal Household and the Crown Estate.