Richard Capps


Richard has a unique blend of experience in Law, Corporate Banking, Investment Banking, Corporate Financial Management, General Management and Workout.  He has gained a worldwide reputation for the quality and depth of his project finance training courses which have been developed and presented over 20 years.

  • He trained as a lawyer at Cambridge and the Middle Temple and was called to the English bar.
  • 5 years with an American bank, the world’s largest financier of oil & gas projects, as a corporate relationship manager in New York and London.
  • 6 years: investment banking in Hong Kong and London, primarily involved in mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructurings.
  • 6 years: CFO of a public group with a joint head office in the United States and Australia. In this role he was engaged in some 34 acquisitions, over 20 equity raisings and a large number of complex financings, many of them structured on a limited recourse basis.
  • 18 months: responsible for the workout of a company in severe financial difficulties, being appointed as General Manager by KPMG.
  • For the past 20 years Richard has acted as an independent consultant and financial trainer.
  • On the consulting side he has been primarily involved in project vetting; the financial modelling and structuring of power generation, LNG, mining, and petrochemical projects.
  • On the training side he conducts training courses in:
    • Project finance
    • Loan documentation
    • Financial modelling
    • Corporate finance & corporate valuation
    • Mergers & acquisitions