A journalist, writer and presenter, Richard has worked for 30 years as an investigative reporter covering corporate controversies in London and New York, conflict in the Middle East and business in Asia.

He is currently a senior journalist producing hard-hitting reports for Il Giornale’s foreign edition, Inside Over, The Times, The Sunday Times, The European, Time magazine’s technology and innovation section, The Buzz Business, and current affairs features to Strategic Risk, Newsquest’s specialist financial title.

He also acts as global media consultant for Russell Group, a leading risk management software and services firm in the City.

He launched the Middle East’s most successful English-language tabloid newspaper, 7 Days, in Dubai and in a career spanning four continents has helped start media companies and open portfolios of titles in the U.K., the U.S.A., the Arabian Gulf and south-east Asia.

He has contributed live coverage to CNN and has had his work published by, among others, Time, The Times, The Sunday Times, Thomson Reuters, Euromoney and the London Evening Standard. He has appeared frequently on regional TV, radio and online news media.

In addition, Richard is a ghost writer for politicians, a speechwriter and a media consultant to companies and countries in crisis – with extensive corporate communications experience advising governments, financial services and technology companies.

He also acts as an engaging host, speaker and compere at worldwide events.