In welcoming the appointment, MSP Capital’s MD Martin Higgins commented:
We are delighted to welcome Richard to MSP Capital. With his outstanding knowledge of the finance sector, excellent experience of high-level governance and strong leadership skills in driving performance, Richard will be an invaluable addition to our Board
Richard has worked in the Financial Services sector for nearly 30 years. The first half of this was spent with Barclays Bank in several Executive roles across Retail and Commercial Banking.
In 2007 Richard joined the Board of LV= and during his 13 years with the Bournemouth based insurer, he was Group COO, Managing Director of the Life & Pensions Division, and for the last 4 years as Group CEO. He now undertakes a number of advisory and Non-Executive Director roles working with Private Equity backed companies to help deliver value-creating strategies.
Richard lives in the New Forest with his wife and 3 daughters where they enjoy a love of horse riding and country pubs.
On his new appointment, Richard states:
I am enthused to be joining MSP Capital and to have the opportunity to assist in the continued growth of the business as they embark on exciting future initiatives
This is an exciting development for MSP Capital and a pivotal addition in this next stage of our journey as we strive to be the lender of choice for developers and individuals looking for fast, flexible finance solutions from property experts.