CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer

Richard Avery-Wright

Richard is a graduate of Cardiff Business School in Business Administration. Richard commenced his career in the City of London in 1985. Richard has over 30 years of commercial and investment experience. He began his career in 1985 on the floor of the London Stock Exchange acting as a trainee stockbroker. For the following 22 years, Richard worked for a number of well-known financial services firms, including Man Group PLC, and Old Mutual PLC, both in the UK and in Australia. In 2007, Richard co-founded Pie Funds Management in New Zealand. Richard settled in Guernsey in 2012 and has been actively investing in financial services businesses, including 1818 Venture CapitalWealthifyRAW Capital Partners, and Castle Point Funds Management.

At 1818 Venture Capital, Richard overseas a team that make high conviction investments in entrepreneurs who want to help shape the world we want to live in. The goal is to supercharge investment returns by partnering with founders in the financial services sector who have an abundant mindset, who are not afraid to take risks or take on significant challenges in order to change and improve the way we do business. The 1818 team are attracted to founders and ideas that embody their own set of values, including financial inclusion, sustainability and diversity. The future will look very different to the past, so spotting today’s talent helps shape tomorrow’s future.

 

Meet our other team members

Tim Parkes

Tim Parkes

Director

Marc Cohen

Marc Cohen

Co-Chief Investment Officer

David Fitch

David Fitch

Non-Executive Director & Chairman

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