Over 40 years of experience working in the field of business transaction services. Richard started his career at KPMG (formerly Joseph Tabone & Co), where he held senior roles within the firm’s consultancy division. In 1989, Richard joined the Hili Ventures Group, a Malta headquartered multi-disciplinary group, as financial controller and throughout his career was instrumental to the Hili Group’s significant expansion and served in various leadership roles as Group Finance Director, Managing Director for Transactions & Major Projects, CEO of 1923 Investments plc and has been instrumental in advising on corporate finance matters for the Hili Group. Richard sat on several boards, locally and abroad, of a broad spectrum of entities in private and listed companies. Particularly, Richard served as Chairman on the board of Hili Properties plc, the real estate division of the Hili Ventures group, following the successful launch of a bond issue in 2015. During his tenure as Chairman, Richard was heavily involved in the growth of the property portfolio of Hili Properties, both locally and abroad. Additionally, Richard also chaired the audit committees of a number of listed and non-listed companies and now acting as freelance Business Advisor for transaction and structured finance.