Richard is based in the UK and has over 20 years of experience in the traditional vacation rental industry, establishing a private portfolio and also owned and managed rental companies with closing on one thousand properties, (“Discovery Holiday Homes”, “Lake Como Homes Ltd” and “The Preferred Apartment Company”) all of which have been successfully moved on. More recently throughout 2019, Richard was contracted as VP to Stay Alfred to assist the development of the European portfolio of this fast-growing master lease urban market.
Also as a founder of Rentivo Group, a rental software company, the experience born from being in a pro-active managerial and ownership position has been vested in this software. Successful crowdfunding allowed Rentivo to expand and is now a well-recognised player in this business sector.
Richard is now acting as a consultant, trustee, advisor and non-exec in several sectors of the short term rental industry and public sector. Experience with on the ground managerial issues, the software challenges, plus successful company sales and acquisitions with crowdfunding and investments allows Richard to cover a broad spectrum of a company’s needs.
A sample of articles:-
- Linkedin Pulse – Surgeons Cleaners and Sharks
- Linkedin Pulse – Weaponizing Hygiene
- Pillow Talk Media – Master Leasing
- Rentivo Blogs (all of them)
- PhocusWright – A cry from the search wilderness
- Pillow Talk – 2020 The year the short term industry changed
- The Book Direct Show Video