Richard John

Chief Advisor

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Richard has over 30 years of experience helping enterprises and their stakeholders build, preserve and realize enterprise value. His diverse international background in finance, operations and turnaround management gives him perspective to guide organisations facing capital optimisation, growth or right-sizing transition challenges. Prior to joining WATC, Richard was a client director at Vantage Performance where he helped boards and management teams improve operating efficiency, maximise cash flow and restructure balance sheets in order to build sustainable performance.

Richard’s previous experience includes institutional finance roles (Lloyds Bank and Whirlpool Financial Corporation) and corporate leadership positions (CFO of a USA-based cabling logistics business, COO of a USA-based turnaround consulting practice).

Richard holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geography from Manchester University, UK and was formerly an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.