The Group was originally known as Gaming VC Holdings S.A., a company incorporated in Luxembourg. The Group redomiciled to the Isle of Man in April 2010 under a new company, GVC Holdings plc.
Richard joined GVC in December 2008 as Group Finance Director. He spent the early part of his career in the financial markets where he was finance director at the principal UK subsidiary of the Tullett and Tokyo Group (a forerunner of Tullett Prebon plc) and Chief Financial Officer at Fidelity Brokerage. He then undertook a number of restructuring roles, including working as finance director at Patsystems Group plc. In early 2005 he became a founder director of Trident Gaming plc which bought, developed and then sold the Gamebookers business. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, having trained and qualified with Saffery Champness in London.