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Richard Goddard is a Partner of The Directors’ Office, the leading practice of independent Directors in Luxembourg.
Richard is a Chartered Accountant with more than 30 years of experience in the European financial sector and has held various senior positions with ABN AMRO and Fleming Asset Management. Most recently he was Head of European Funds for ABN AMRO Asset Management, where he was Chairman of the Group’s Luxembourg-based funds.
Richard Goddard is an independent director of a diversified portfolio of Luxembourg regulated, as well as unregulated investment vehicles, including UCITS funds, real estate, private equity and hedge funds. In addition to this, he frequently publishes and lectures on Corporate Governance and Compliance in Luxembourg and abroad, most recently to bankers and investment managers in Beijing, Shanghai and Tiblisi.
English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish and Serbian
Education and studies
1978 to 1982 - Trinity College, Oxford
1982 to 1985 - Trinity College, Oxford
1985 to 1987 - Freiherr vom Stein Stiftung, Hamburg
Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountant in England and Wales
1991 to date
2007 to date - A number of financial and commercial organisations
Head of European Funds
2004 to 2007 - ABN AMRO Asset Management, Amsterdam
2000 to 2004 - ABN AMRO Investment Funds SA, Luxembourg
European Operations Director
1998 to 2000 - Fleming Asset Management
1994 to 1998 - Robert Fleming & Co Ltd, Luxembourg
1987 to 1994 - PricewaterhouseCoopers, UK and Luxembourg