Richard Brooks

Richard Brooks

Board Member - Financial Advisor, Eastern AHSN Co-founder, FD Solutions

Richard has been financial advisor to the Eastern AHSN board since 2013. He co-founded FD Solutions ( in the early 1990s and has been integral to FD Solutions becoming the leading provider of flexible Director Services in the UK.

Specialist sectors include technology start-ups, food, retail, manufacturing and not-for-profit organisations. In addition to helping technology start-ups with financial and business planning he also has invested in a few. He  is an associate of the Institute of Physics and has presented on  IOP and other entrepreneurship workshops around the world since 2008.

Richard has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Edinburgh University and trained as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young. Admitted to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland in 1984 he is also:

Chairman of iMEdTrust a medical education charity

Vice-chairman of PraxisUnico the educational not-for-profit organisation supporting innovation and commercialisation of public sector and charity research for social and economic impact-

A member of the Audit and Risk Committee of The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn-

He supports an amateur orchestra in Cambridge and continues to support the London Chamber Orchestra as an advisor –