Richard studied Tourism Development and Management in the UK and emigrated to South Africa in 1984 where he continued with his studies completing a Hotel & Catering Management programme with Protea Hotels. Thereafter he worked as a Hotel GM in multi type establishments (Island Resorts / Game Lodges and four and five star hotels) throughout Africa and later as an MD for a Hotel & Leisure Asset Company listed Alt-X Listed Company. Richard has owned several of his own Guest Houses, a Boutique hotel and later a Leisure Asset Consultancy, offering Due Diligence and Hotel Advisory Services. Having left the hospitality sector for a brief period to get involved in Import / Export Richard successfully sold this business and is now a dedicated business broker with a keen interest in servicing both F&B / Accommodation & Leisure Businesses. He has an extensive network and industry knowledge and invites bona fide buyers and sellers of all types leisure businesses to contact him for expert assistance.