Richard was born and raised in County Down, Northern Ireland. From a young age he has been actively involved in his family’s Meadowlands Stud, breeders of many high class winners.
He obtained a BSc. Hons. Degree in Marketing at University of Ulster following which he successfully complete the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders Association Apprenticeship Scheme gaining extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of the bloodstock industry, spending time working at Ireland’s leading bloodstock operations, Goffs Bloodstock Sales and Rathbarry Stud.
Richard joined BBA Ireland team in 2013 and attends all the leading European bloodstock sales. His particular focus is on the horses in training market in the UK and Ireland and has purchased a number of high class maiden winners and stakes horses along with a number of international winners in Hong Kong and USA.