Richard Hurford

Richard HurfordRichard Hurford was born in 1967 and studied maths at the University of Bristol, before embarking on a career in IT. With over 20 years experience, predominantly in the Financial Services sector, Richard is skilled at running large and small IT departments and dealing with all aspects of IT service provision, development and project / programme management. He is an exceptional communicator and team builder and is proficient at working at all levels and bridging the gap between IT and the business.

Richard is the founder and Managing Director of FITM, which he established after identifying the need that small and medium sized companies have for flexible outsourced IT Directors.

Prior to founding FITM, Richard was IT Director at Jupiter Asset Management and Director of Global IT at Dryden Wealth Management. He has held a variety of project management, development and other technical positions and more recently he was IT Manager at FIM, an alternative investment manager.

Richard is married with three children and a cat (all female) and has recently moved to Hertfordshire.

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