Richard is an executive Board Adviser to 90 North Group. He is responsible for developing and managing 90 North’s senior investor and equity partner relationships across the MENA region.

Richard is a financial business development professional of more than 25 years experience. After graduating from Oxford University with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Richard worked with a number of companies before joining Euromoney Institutional Investor.  He specialised in the Middle East from 2002 when he established a joint venture with Euromoney to develop their regional business.

From 2002 to 2015 the JV built the Euromoney brand into the most recognised high-quality financial media, research and events business in the MENA region. Euromoney now runs the foremost annual financial conferences in, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, UAE, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia.  Richard stepped back from leading the joint venture in early 2016 and he remains the senior editorial consultant to Euromoney in the Middle East and co-writes their conference agendas as well as chairing and moderating their events.

Richard now specialises in EMEA business development with 90North and also advises a group of blue-chip global asset managers with more than US$ 400bn AuM.  He is a Non-Executive Director of Lincoln College International – a UK company with substantial investments in the GCC education sector.

CONTACT ME:

T: +44 (0) 7710 458 960

rbanks@90northgroup.com

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