Richard Koch is a highly successful entrepreneur, whose ventures have included consulting (LEK), personal organizers (Filofax), book publishing (Capstone), hotels (Zoffany), restaurants (Belgo), and premium gin (Plymouth). He was formerly a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group and a partner of Bain & Company.
Richard is currently an investor-director of Betfair, the world's largest betting exchange, which is by far the largest European Internet business and is growing at more than 10 percent each month. He also advises private equity groups in Europe and South Africa.
He is the author of 13 books, including The 80/20 Principle, which has sold over half a million copies and has been translated into 23 languages. His latest book is The 80/20 Individual: The Nine Essentials of 80/20 Success at Work.