Richard Matthews MSyI commenced his career in the safe industry in 1980. He cut his teeth working for the Telford manufacturer SLS (Security Lock and Safe) moving on to Independent safes and then to co-founded Insafe in 1986, starting off in small garret in Warren St W1. In 2009 he formed Robur Safe UK Ltd, a daughter company of the Swedish manufacturer. Recently, having headed up sales for TSI Ltd. he accepted an appointment as Head of Direct Safes for Phoenix Safes. He continues as Secretary and Treasurer of Eurosafe UK. Richard lives in Kent with his wife and son.