Richard serves as Managing Director of GrayBella Capital, a European mid-stage venture capital firm investing in technology and healthcare companies.
Richard has been a private investor, CEO, COO & Chairman of both publicly listed and private companies. He also served as a Senior Management Executive at Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund with $160B in global investments
Richard is a guest lecturer on Global Entrepreneurship and Venture Investing at MIT and other universities in Europe and Russia. He serves as a Trustee of the Bankinter Foundation of Innovation, a global technology Think-Tank based in Spain & Portugal and is a member of the Portugal Ventures – Expert Network.
Richard is a Judge for the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition and is engaged with the MIT Deshpande Center, MIT Koch Institute for Cancer Research and other organizations focused on health, technology and innovation. Former Chairman & President: MIT Enterprise Forum Global.