Richard started his career in the financial sector, then spent over 20 years with a $500m global management consultancy. As a member of the holding company board, he chaired the audit and valuation committees. As a consultant he led a global practice and worked with many of Europe's leading companies at board or top executive level.
Now running his own consulting firm, he continues to advise major companies in Europe and the Middle East on governance and human resources issues including incentivisation of top executives.
Gérard has more than 20 years of CEO and board level experience across multiple sectors and geographies with major listed companies including GE, ABB, Brambles and Wolseley as well as with private equity backed small and medium sized companies. He is the co-founder of a sportswear company, two consumer product companies and a beverage business.
Gérard has a multi-cultural background and speaks French, English, German, Spanish and Italian. He has worked in seven European countries, the US, Africa and the Middle East and has significant experience in the Asia Pacific region.
Adrian was one of the team that built up a significant printing and electronics business which was acquired by a UK corporate. Following the completion of an MBA at Cranfield he spent 6 years consulting in strategy development and business improvement. He subsequently held a number of C-level roles in technology multi-nationals such as Spirent, Invensys and Rhodia.
Prior to establishing Blueray Capital, he was CEO of an online distribution group and subsequently spent 4 years as co-founder and CEO/CMO/CTO of a FinTech alternative finance company.