Richard is a Director in the Corporate business at Estera Trust (Cayman) Limited. He oversees a team that provides Directors, Administration, Conflict Review, Liquidation, FATCA, Corporate Accounting and related Fiduciary Services to Cayman corporate structures and investment funds.
Prior to joining Estera in 2013, Richard was Senior Vice President at a major Cayman-based provider of specialised fiduciary and fund services where he delivered independent director services to a wide range of corporate structures including investment funds, holding companies and intellectual property structures for US listed corporates, private structures, CLOs and note programmes. In addition, his role involved the provision of accounting services and preparation of financial statements for investment funds and securitization vehicles in accordance with IFRS and US GAAP, as well as the provision of liquidation services in accordance with Cayman legal and regulatory requirements.
Richard is an Accredited Director (Acc Dir) with ICSA and a qualified Chartered Accountant. He holds a Bachelor of Accounting degree from Rhodes University in South Africa, and a Postgraduate degree in Advanced Taxation from the University of South Africa. He is a member of the Cayman Islands Directors Association, Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants, and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.