Oliver Richards


Ollie co-leads MMC’s investment team and sits on the Investment Committee. He focuses on backing entrepreneurs building in fintech and data infrastructure and has led deals including Copper, Yulife, Snowplow and TreasurySpring.

Ollie is passionate about the future of finance - in particular, across the insurance value chain, capital markets infrastructure, financial wellbeing and advice, and the role of of digital assets - and the value creation potential of new technologies. He is also leading research in emerging themes within the data infrastructure sector. He is a regular guest lecture at London Business School, and speaks at fintech conferences across Europe.

Ollie has a broad range of operational experience in originating, acquiring and leading technology businesses. Prior to MMC he was part of the core team that grew Monitise from less than 100 to over 1,400 people, in three years; he ran separate P&Ls as business units within the parent and completed six acquisitions before the business was sold to the US software giant Fiserve.

He was formerly a venture partner with Blue Bear Capital where he worked on technology investments in the U.S., having started his career at Deloitte. He received his MBA with distinction from Columbia Business School and London Business School through a joint degree programme.

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