Richard is a Chartered Fellow of the IoD. He also has over 25 years’ experience as a director and board chair. Based in Wellington he chairs the boards of New Zealand Home Loans Limited and Co-op Money NZ and is a director of one of the largest banks in the Philippines, RCBC. Richard is past Chair of Careerforce Industry Training Organisation. Last year he completed nine years as the first independent director of the Dairy Goat Co-operative (NZ) Limited, the world’s leading goat milk infant formula business. Among earlier roles, Richard has chaired a range of other organisations, including Intergen Ltd, the NZ Telecommunications Forum and Canterbury Opera; and he was a founding independent director of Kiwibank Ltd.
Richard provides governance advisory throughout New Zealand, South-East Asia, Australia and the Pacific.