First time author Richard Wilson was born on 5 July 1948 in Nairobi, Kenya where he lived through the Mau Mau rebellion. From the age of six, he was educated away from home in boarding schools. He attended Manor House School in Kitale, Kenya and Oundle School in Northamptonshire. Home for Richard included fifteen locations in Kenya, a large plantation in Borneo and homes in Zambia, South Africa and France before coming to live and work in England in industrial businesses. Richard has worked for GKN Plc as a divisional CEO and Bandt Plc as CEO. In his spare time Richard loves golf, walking, fishing and gardening. He is married with four sons.