With 45 years’ experience in the entertainment world Rick was for many years Warner Bros’ head of Business and Legal Affairs in Europe, Middle East and Africa working closely with many prominent filmmakers. He retired from Warner in 2001.
He has served as Vice Chair of the British Film Institute. He is a Director of Cineworld, Europe’s largest multiplex operator, a visiting professor at Lincoln University and is also Chairman of the London Film Museum currently hosting a James Bond exhibition entitled “Bond in Motion”
He has produced plays and films and has been closely associated with Harry Potter, Greystoke, Batman, Superman and many more. He has recently Executive produced The Casual Vacancy, based on JK Rowling’s novel for the BBC and HBO and was an Executive Producer of 2016’s blockbuster movie “Fantastic Beasts and where to find them.” He is currently executive producing “Fantastic Beasts: the crimes of Gindlewald” starring Eddie Redmayne, Johnny Depp and Jude Law scheduled for worldwide release in November 2018.
Rick is a graduate of University College London and a lawyer.