Richard Relyea - NYPEN Co-Founder

Richard joined 3i in 2007 and is co-head of 3i's North America Private Equity team.

He focuses primarily on the Industrial sector and specialty manufacturing across end markets (e.g. fluid management, healthcare products, and specialty materials) and has been involved in 3i's investments in MoldMasters, Quintiles, Q Holding, Dynatect (formerly A&A Manufacturing) and Hilite. He currently sits on the Boards of Q Holding and Dynatect and previously sat on the Board of Quintiles.

Prior to joining 3i, Richard was a Principal at Halyard Capital, where he invested in companies in the Media, Business Services and Communications sectors. Prior to joining Halyard, Richard was an Associate at Entrade, where he invested in Technology and Internet infrastructure businesses. Richard began his career at Security Capital's Preferred Growth Private Equity fund.

Richard is actively involved in several non-profit organisations and is the Chairman of the New York Private Equity Network. Richard received a B.A. in Economics from Williams College.