Richard Crofton, Deputy Chief Financial Officer
As part of the Clipper’s drive to strengthen its financial infrastructure post-IPO, Richard joined the Clipper team in January 2015. Richard studied mathematics at the University of Leeds and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, having learnt his profession in practice with Mazars and honed his commercial understanding and team management skills with KPMG Transaction Services.
Prior to joining Clipper, Richard spent seven years with R&R Ice Cream plc where he climbed the ladder to Group Financial Controller. Here, he gained strong commercial experience in integrating acquisitions, raising loan note finance and understanding the needs of retail customers. Richard strongly believes in building a robust financial control environment and is passionate about developing people.