Richard Baker

Richard Baker is a Managing Partner and co-Founder of bd-capital.

Richard is a former FTSE 100 CEO and Chairman. Until recently, he served as Chairman of Whitbread, the British Retail Consortium, DFS, Virgin Active, Nectar and was a Non-Executive Director of the Lawn Tennis Association.


Richard's previous executive roles include Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Boots and Chief Operating Officer at Asda.  


Richard started his career at Mars where he spent nine years in various management and directorship roles. 


Richard holds an Engineering Degree from the University of Cambridge.