Richard is a highly experienced legal professional with a degree of Master of Laws from the University of Lund. He is specialized and well experienced in most legal, strategic and commercial aspects of Intellectual Property Law and areas related thereto. Richard started working as an Intellectual Property lawyer in 2000 and has since then specialized in the commercialization of Intellectual Property Rights and general commercial law.
After almost 10 years of working for law firms and Intellectual Property law firms, Richard took on the role of Vice President, Corporate Strategy for Wyless PLC. After Wyless, Richard co-founded R2B of Sweden AB, a venture management company focused on scaling up businesses with a foundation in patents.
While working for R2B, Richard was recruited to Tele2 IoT, where he took on the role of Director, Legal, Regulatory & Security a position he held until joining Valea AB in 2019.
Richard lives with his wife and daughter in Stockholm and when not working, he likes to spend his time with his family and friends or on his motorbike.