Richard Villiers is partner and has been Head of Central America and the Caribbean since 2023.
Prior to joining PICTON, he served as a banker at J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley in London and New York until 2014. Between 2015 and 2017, he led Genera Holdings, an investment company focused in private companies and real estate in Central America and the Caribbean. Later he was CIO and CEO of Waverly Group, a single family office, focused on public and private markets. Prior to joining PICTON, Richard co-founded a private equity manager focused on the UK mid market segment.
Richard is a British citizen, with a degree in History from the University of Newcastle, UK. After completing his university studies, Richard spent six years as an officer in a British Army reconnaissance regiment, which included operational missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.