Richard is a Managing Director based in the London Office of Global Sage. He started his career as a Trader on the floor of The London Stock Exchange before joining Hoare Govett where he was an Equity Trader in both London and New York. Richard then had a successful 25 year career working in Equities for major investment banks based in Asia. His responsibilities included 10 years as Head of Asian Equity Sales Trading for BAML in Hong Kong, as well as Global Head of Sales Trading at CLSA and Global Head of Sales Trading at Standard Chartered Bank. Richard has a successful track record of managing #1 ranked, multicultural teams based across Asia, London and New York. In his client facing roles he has worked with the largest Investment Managers and Hedge Funds globally. He also has a deep understanding of the global capital markets businesses of the investment banks. More recently, prior to joining Global Sage, Richard worked for Korn Ferry in Hong Kong where he was a Senior Client Partner, responsible for organisational consulting with some of the firm’s biggest global clients. Richard graduated from The University of London with a BA (Hons) in Politics and Government.