Richard Allsopp joined Campbell Lutyens in 2009, having previously been the Global Head of the Private Equity Funds Group at UBS until 2008. He joined UBS in 1998 to set up their global fund placement group based in London, before moving in 2003 to the US to further develop the business. During his tenure, the group closed 46 funds with total commitments of over $100bn. In 2008, Richard joined Babcock & Brown to establish an internal fund raising capability. Following the financial troubles of the parent company, he assisted the European team in their spin-out to form Arcus Infrastructure Partners. Prior to UBS Richard spent 10 years specialising in emerging market equities, closed-end funds and investment trusts, including a period resident in Asia.