“Oriens is uniquely positioned within the New Zealand market. Our collective networks, experience and expertise will make us an attractive investment partner for our target midmarket investee companies.”
Richard is a chartered accountant and graduated from Cambridge University where he read Engineering. He has spent much of his career in the private equity industry in the UK, China, Australia and New Zealand, and has also held roles in emerging market venture capital funds in Africa, Central America and Asia.
He now advises a number of businesses involved in the broader private equity industry and is a member of the Investment Committee for the Auckland University Business School Entrepreneurs Challenge. Richard is Chairman and Independent Director of WNT Ventures, where he also chairs the Investment Committee, a Director of the New Zealand Venture Investment Fund and a Director of private equity owned, Orthotic Group Holdings.