Permira Advisers LLC
320 Park Avenue
Richard has a Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne, Australia, and an MBA from IMD, Switzerland. He is also a Chartered Accountant.
Richard became a Partner in 2010. He is Co-Head of the Industrials Sector team. Richard joined Permira’s London office in 2000 and moved to New York in 2002 to establish Permira’s presence in North America. He has worked on a number of transactions including Aearo Technologies, BakerCorp, Cognis and Intelligrated.
Prior to joining Permira in 2000, Richard established his own company in 1997, advising on venture capital and LBO transactions and corporate restructuring across a variety of industries. During this time he worked with AU System, a company backed by the Permira funds. Previously, he spent ten years with Arthur Andersen.