Richard joined Cairn Capital in 2010 and is a portfolio manager specialising in commercial real estate debt. He initially joined Cairn Capital’s real estate advisory business in 2010 before relocating to its asset management team. During his time at Cairn Capital, he has been involved in the restructuring, structuring and arranging of CMBS transactions and real estate loans and more recently in investment in and providing advice on investment in real estate loans and mortgage securities. Richard joined Cairn Capital from Cushman & Wakefield, where he worked on structuring, modelling and selling large real estate sale and leaseback transactions and lease liability transfers. Prior to working at Cushman & Wakefield Richard spent two years in Ernst & Young’s Real Estate Finance team, focusing on lease liability transfers and real estate private equity fundraising. Richard is a member of the Corporate Finance Faculty of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, and the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.