Richard is CEO of Troy Homes. He set up the business in October 2015 with the objectives of being a high quality house builder focusing on exceeding customer expectations.
Richard, a qualified Chartered Accountant, has been in the industry for 30 years. He led the flotation of Banner Homes Group PLC on the USM in 1987 and became one of the youngest FDs of a quoted company. He helped direct Banner through the recession of the late 1980s and led an MBO of the company in 1999 as CEO with the aid of 3i. In 2002 the Prowting Family acquired a major stake in Banner and Richard led the growth of the business through difficult market conditions, culminating in the successful sale of Banner to CALA Homes in 2014.
Richard has advised various Private Equity and Investment Houses on house building opportunities. As well as being a non-executive director of NHBC Richard has done various chairing roles including deputy chair of Governors at a private school, advising on property matters an is now a trustee of a charity networking website.