Richard Cotton BSc Frics.
Marketing & Leasing
Richard has spent most of his professional career with Cluttons, Chartered Surveyors and Property Consultants, retiring as Senior Partner in March 2009.
During that time he
was heavily involved in the Middle East setting up the first Cluttons
office in Dubai in 1976 and living there until 1988 having set and run offices in Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.
During that time Richard
advised on many major new developments in most of the MENA countries.
Since that time Richard
has continued to advise on Middle East projects from London, including schemes in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Oman and Libya.
He was on the Saudi British Joint Trade Board 2006/2009 and a member of the Oman British Business Council and the Arab British Chamber of Commerce.
Richard is also a non-executive member of the management board of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) which oversees the running of 150,000 members in six world regional groups.