Mr. Ritch began his career in the public sector where he served for a period of three years as a Crown Counsel and Senior Crown Counsel in the Chambers of the Honourable Attorney General and then Clerk of Courts. Mr. Ritch then entered the private sector as an associate before establishing the firm Ritch and Conolly Attorneys-at-Law where he currently serves as the Senior Partner. He is a past president of the Law Society and has served on numerous Government Statutory Boards. In recognition of his services to the Islands he was awarded the honour of Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2003 by her Majesty the Queen and received the Cayman Islands Quincentennial Lifetime Achievement Award for Law. He is also a Justice of the Peace.
Mr Ritch served as Chairman from 2013 to 2015.