Born in the UK, Richard has a strong background in the superyacht industry having worked for many years as a senior account manager at respected media platform Superyachts.com. This invaluable experience has given him an extensive knowledge base about the superyacht industry and exposure to key aspects of the brokerage market including sales, marketing, boat shows, and working with discerning clients. Work at Superyachts.com included the organisation of high profile events and the cultivation of long-term partnerships with industry influencers and clientele, leading to a wide network of contacts within the superyacht industry and complementary luxury sectors. With several sail and powerboat qualifications, Richard also has a good practical understanding of yachting from an operational perspective. Richard joined IYC in March 2017 as Sales & Charter Consultant.