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Richard is an analyst in Locust Walk’s Boston office. Prior to joining the team full, Richard was a business development associate at Formula, a bioinformatics startup, and a summer research assistant at Argentum Pharmaceuticals. At Formula, he headed special growth projects and took on the company’s day-to-day core operational responsibilities. At Argentum Pharmaceuticals, Richard’s work primarily focused on researching and analyzing pharmaceutical patents to evaluate their potential for invalidation.

Richard holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Asian & Middle Eastern Studies with a concentration in Chinese from Duke University. While at Duke, Richard held executive positions in community service organizations and was the Asian cuisine critic at a university food magazine. Additionally, Richard co-founded and served as the Vice-President of Duke Triangle Advisory, an organization that provides strategy consulting services to non-profit organizations in the Research Triangle area.

Outside of Locust Walk, Richard enjoys painting, traveling, cooking, and Formula 1.

He is a FINRA registered representative and holds his Series 79 and 63 licenses.