Born in 1988, Rik had an innate entrepreneurial flare. Rik studied at Newcastle University- in parallel with his degree he founded and managed his own events and promotions business in the city.
In 2010, Rik moved to London after university and worked in Corporate Finance. At the same time, he set up a new and more boutique style events brand called A PARTY WITH US. In 2014, Rik left his job in the city. That year Rik met with Will and they decided to combine their expertise and develop a new project. The result was Kricket at POP Brixton which they opened in 2015. Rik took on the role as Kricket’s Front of House and managed day-to-day duties of running a restaurant.
After a year in Brixton the duo received investment from the White Rabbit Fund. This allowed the duo to open their first permanent restaurant in Soho in 2017, the team have since opened Kricket Brixton and Kricket Television Centre.