Richard Whitwell

Richard Whitwell

Head of Midlands

Richard Whitwell is responsible for LDC’s new business team in the Midlands.


An Economics graduate and Chartered Accountant, Richard worked in PwC's Corporate Finance Department after moving to the Midlands from London.

He was an Investment Director at both Aberdeen Murray Johnstone and Gresham Private Equity completing deals across a broad range of sectors before leading and participating in his own management buy-out at C6 Solutions in 2003 where he became the Finance Director.

In 2006 he joined the Board of Forest Holidays, a JV between the Forestry Commission and the Camping & Caravanning Club of Great Britain which expanded rapidly and was subsequently sold to LDC in 2012.


Richard enjoys most sports particularly squash, cycling and tennis; being a taxi driver for his four children; and following the on and off field dramas at Coventry City.

Recent LDC Transactions:

  • Neilson Active Holidays Logo
  • Forest Holidays Logo
  • Joules Logo
  • Away Resorts Logo