Richard Gill is a co-founder of Align Research, where he is currently the Head of Research. He has a background focused on analysing small cap companies, primarily working in the City with Burnbrae Media for eight years. He was a former Director of Burnbrae Media and ShareCrazy.com and is the compliance officer at crowdfunding business Crowd for Angels. Richard achieved the Chartered Financial Analyst qualification in 2012 and was a judge at the 2013-2015 Small Cap Awards. He is a regular member of the CFA Institute and a member of the CFA Society of the UK, as well as holding the CISI Level 3 Certificate in Investments (Securities).