Ric has spent the past 15 years working in the City of London, having previously been based in South Africa and Australia. He began his time in the UK at the Financial Services Authority, specialising in Wholesale Banking Policy, namely Dealing and Managing. Ric was very involved in the drafting of MiFID I policy and legislation.
In 2006, Ric moved to Lloyds TSB to be the Programme Manager for the MiFID I implementation across the Wholesale and International Division. After successfully managing the implementation programme, He moved to support the COO of the Wholesale Banking Division as Executive Assistant in early 2008. The COO was additionally asked to lead the Financial Markets business and so Ric was supporting both businesses.
Mid 2009, Ric moved into a front-line Sales team within Financial Markets focusing on Wealth Management and Private Banking. As Director of Wealth Solutions, Ric had responsibility for sales coverage of Lloyds UK and International Wealth Management & Private Banking Business, having previously been responsible for the UK High Net Worth business.
In November 2015, Ric left Lloyds Bank and since May 2016 has been pastoring a church of 250 people and working as a consultant for CopperBottom. Ric was a Chartered Wealth Manager, holds a Post-Graduate qualification in Education and a Masters Degree in Leadership, Management and Organisational Systems.