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Richard Gillham

Richard Gillham

Wealth Planner, Progeny

Richard joined Progeny Wealth in 2021 following a career in fund management with Legg Mason and Merrill Lynch.  He started out in 1997 with Mercury Asset Management.  

At Legg Mason, he covered global equities for a diverse institutional client base and was responsible for developing and leading a team of investment specialists.  

Richard successfully launched one of the first dedicated US equity sustainability funds for institutional investors with Legg Mason more than 10 years ago.     

At Progeny, he is a wealth planner focused on sustainable investing for clients and also contributes to sustainability initiatives following certification as a B Corp in 2023.

Outside of work, Richard likes to travel in N America with his three teenagers and he is an enthusiastic park-runner.  He invests in early-stage companies with an environmental impact.