Richard P Hanson

Mr Richard P Hanson


Co-Founder of Doughty Hanson alongside Nigel Doughty. Has overall responsibility for the Firm’s private equity investment strategy and is an investment committee member of Doughty Hanson’s private equity, real estate and technology ventures funds. Started his career in finance at the London office of County Bank, the former merchant banking subsidiary of National Westminster Bank. In 1985 joined Nigel Doughty as a founding member of the management buyout unit within the Specialist Financing Division of Standard Chartered Bank. In 1990 established CWB Partners, a private equity joint venture between Standard Chartered and Westdeutsche Landesbank. Spun out of CWB Partners to form Doughty Hanson as an independent firm.
Bachelor of Science degree (Hons) in Economics from the University of Southampton.


Private equity firm
Co-Founder and Co-Chairman (London) (current)