About Us

A lateral thinker and natural problem solver; Richard is tertiary qualified and highly skilled in key aspects of business, management and corporate governance, and has been responsible for the effective management and profitability of private and public sector organisations.

He has extensive experience in the following areas:

  • strategic planning, board performance, corporate governance, compliance, risk management of private, government and public entities
  • development, implementation and review of financial, project and staff management systems across a diverse range of industries and business environments including; construction, manufacturing, service industries, facilities management, business consulting, defence and health services
  • management of large government organisations and large, medium and small private sector business enterprises
  • development of resilient business structures and operational systems that can better respond to changing client demands and realise greater returns on investment
  • open and professional communication with people at all levels including high level briefing of federal and state government ministers, local councillors and board directors; and day to day communications with tradesman, salespeople, administrative staff and professionals from a diverse range industries.

With this background Richard is able to take inventory of your IT governance maturity and apply ways of improvement to your business.

Current Directorships

Non-Executive Director – Skills Institute Australia

  • Chairman

Non-Executive Director – Asthma Foundation Queensland and New South Wales

  • Chairman – Nominations and Governance Committee
  • Member – Finance Audit Risk Management Committee
  • Member – National Merger Planning Committee

Non-Executive Director – Asthma Foundation Queensland

  • Chairman – Finance Audit Risk Management Committee

Non-Executive Director – Defence in Business

  • Member

Professional Qualifications

  • Doctorate Candidate – Corporate Governance of IT
  • Master of Business Process Management
  • Master of Information Technology
  • Graduate Diploma of Management
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)
  • Diploma of Project Management + PRINCE2
  • Company Director’s Course – Graduate (AICD)
  • ITIL Foundation

Associations

  • Fellow, Australian Institute of Management
  • Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Associate Director (Accredited) – AMPLIFi Governance
  • Member, Project Management Institute
  • Member, International Institute of Business Analysis
  • Member, Information Systems Audit and Control Association
  • Member, Institute for Learning Practitioners