Senior Vice President and Portfolio Specialist, Hedge Fund and Seeding Strategies
Richard brings over 30 years of investment industry experience to Fiera Capital.
Previously, Richard was Chief Marketing Officer for Eachwin Capital and Managing Director/Chief Operating Officer of Ardsley Partners, one of the oldest hedge funds in the US. Prior to Ardsley Partners, Richard was the Managing Partner of Atheneum Capital LLC, a firm he founded in 2005. Formerly, Richard was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley, where he served in the Institutional Equity Division and in Firm Management. He was Head of Equities for Morgan Stanley Canada from 1998 – 2002, where he was instrumental in building the firm’s Canadian equity research, sales and trading businesses. Richard previously was Vice President at the Union Bank of Switzerland and a Credit Analyst at the Federal Business Development Bank, a division of the Bank of Canada. He is past president of the Rowayton Civic Association. Richard is an Advisory Director of the Family Office Association and Defentect, Inc., and is a member of the Financial Executives Alliance. Richard earned his BA in Economics and Political Science at the University of Western Ontario in 1979 and Accounting at the University of Calgary in 1987.