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Richard Penston

Richard joined GCP in July 2009 as an independent advisor. He has 20 years’ management experience, having been a Marketing Director for two large multinationals, Mars and Barilla, an owner-manager and a company chairman. He has also held various company directorships.

Richard’s experience straddles multinational, private equity and family businesses across several countries. Most recently, he has specialised in advisory work for private equity clients – focusing on delivering value from investment portfolios – in chairing companies and in advising a wide range of senior managers.

Richard has a degree in Politics from Nottingham University and spent a number of years with the Merseyside Police before embarking on his business career.

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