Richard Blaksley

Chief Risk and Compliance Officer

Richard Blaksley is the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer of Libra Group, responsible for all aspects of risk preparedness and management across the Group.

Before joining Libra Group, for over 25 years Richard held senior roles in business intelligence and investigation. This included Kroll, where he managed the company’s work in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. He was also the Managing Partner at specialist investigative consultancy GPW. Richard has also advised international companies on establishing risk management and formal compliance functions, acting as both an interim and full-time Chief Compliance Officer for a listed oil and gas company active across West Africa. Before joining the private sector, Richard held several positions in the British military and defense sectors.

Richard was a Non-Executive Director of CRUX Asset Management and is a Senior Advisor to global investigation consultancy S-RM. Richard attended Westminster School and received Officer Training from RMA Sandhurst.