Richard ShardlowRichard qualified with PwC in 2002 working in the Technology, Energy and Extractive sectors, before cutting his teeth at Anglo American plc, IBM and Close Asset Management.

Since 2009 Richard has worked as an FD in SME’s, Start-ups and MBOs covering a wide range of sectors including BioTech, Financial Services, Media and Technology assisting the Boards of growth companies to overcome the financial, commercial and strategic challenges they have faced.

In 2014 Richard lead and developed the Enterprise services division of a financial modelling boutique and this was the inspiration for Enthalpy Partners, which he founded in 2016.  In doing so, Richard has returned to the Finance Function and is a portfolio FD for a number of engaging and exciting businesses.  Richard specialises in working with founders, entrepreneurs, investors and Boards to deliver what is expected from Finance.

Richard officially joined the Arlington team in 2018 and is helping the founders navigate the next stages of fast-paced growth.