Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer True Beacon, Senior Advisor Zerodha
Richard co-founded True Beacon with Nikhil, a seasoned trader, investor, entrepreneur and India’s youngest member of the Forbes 100 list, along with Nithin, in 2019. A client-aligned asset management initiative, True Beacon is a zero standing-fee fund for Ultra High Net Worth Individual. With Nikhil as CIO, the fund delivered a 29.7% absolute return, beating the Indian benchmark by 26.6% and outperforming other Indian hedge funds by 4x.
Richard worked for the British Royal Family in two separate roles. In 2004, he became Equerry to Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall for two years. He returned again in 2008, to be Their Royal Highnesses’ Master of the Household, a COO role, managing domestic and global operations until 2014.
Richard became Vice Chairman of Standard Chartered Private Bank in 2014, covering around 250 Ultra High Net Worth families globally on philanthropy, co-investment, the UK and Commonwealth, and next-generation education.