Richard Griffiths Richard is a private investor and has invested in, bought and sold businesses in a number of sectors including Telecoms, retail (online and offline), property, ‘F&B’, commodities, wastewater treatment, music publishing, insurance, technology, natural resources and automotive. Many of these businesses have successfully listed in London and Richard maintains deep relationships with banks, institutions, brokers and market makers in London. Having invested in a number of ventures in Africa Richard has witnessed the plight of villagers struggling for the basic necessities of life. This has inspired him to help these communities in any way possible . In 2005 Richard undertook expeditions to both the North and the South Poles in an attempt to raise awareness of the effects of climate change.