(William Samuel) Clive RICHARDS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1937-09-01
Education Bishop Vesey GS Sutton Coldfield
Publications N/A
Recreations rugby, cricket, shooting, gardening, art, Nelsonia, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, breeding Hereford cattle and Black Labrador dogs
Clubs Reform, RAC, MCC
Style Clive Richards, Esq, OBE, DL
Career articled clerk Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co Birmingham Office 1959-60, investment analyst rising to managing ptnr Wedd Durlacher & Co 1960-70, chief exec Rothschild Investment Tst 1970-75, gp fin dir N M Rothschild & Sons Ltd 1974-76, fndr Clive Richards & Co (investment and fin servs co, specialising in venture capital) 1976-; fndr and former chm Micro Business Systems plc 1978; former chm: Steel Burrill Jones Gp plc, Telephone Information Services plc, Security Archives plc, ESG Herefordshire Ltd; chm: Intelligent Environments Gp plc, Alpha Insurance Analysts Ltd, various other private cos; non-exec dir: Xpertise Gp plc, Corin Gp plc; former non-exec dir Minerva plc; commercial farm owner (2,059 acres); former pres Hereford Fedn of Young Farmers' Clubs; Top Fruit Grower of the Year 2010/11; memb Cncl (representing Hereford) RASE 1995-; fndr Clive Richards Charity 1987, vice-pres Shaw Tst, memb Ctee Lord Mayor of London's Charity 1996-97; former chm of govrs Bishop Vesey GS, fndr and former chm Vesey Fndn; former chm Malvern Festival Theatre Tst; former treas and memb Ctee London Welsh RFC, patron and chm Bromyard Sports Assoc; High Sheriff Gtr London 1991-92; memb: Ct of Assts Worshipful Co of Chartered Accountants (Master 1996-97), Ct of Assts Worshipful Co of Gunmakers (Master 2011-12), Worshipful Co of Bowyers, Worshipful Co of Information Technologists, Worshipful Co of Gardeners; hon fell Univ of Worcester; FIMgt, FCMA 1960, FCA 1960
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