Richard joined Odgers Berndtson in 2005 and is a Partner in the Financial Services Practice in London where he leads our work with Asset & Wealth Management companies. Richard began his search career in 1998 working for a global recruitment company before joining the financial services search boutique, Baines Gwinner in 2000, where he became a member of their Asset Management Practice. He remained in this team following the acquisition of the firm by Whitehead Mann in 2001. Richard was also seconded to Whitehead Mann's New York office between 2002 and 2003 where he worked on a number of domestic and international assignments for Global and US asset management clients. Richard was educated at Loretto School and graduated from Napier University with a BSc (Hons) in Social and Management Sciences.