Richard has a Bachelor of Economics from UTAS, is a Fellow of the Australian Society of CPAs, has an Australian Institute of Company Directors Diploma and an Honorary Fellowship from the Association of Tertiary Education Management.
Richard had over 20 years in a number of senior and executive management roles in finance, administration and corporate governance at the University of Tasmania and immediately prior to his retirement from full-time professional life was head of Corporate Support at the Department of Treasury and Finance.
Richard is an experienced Board member, chair and member of a number of audit and risk committees in government and local government. He is also a Board Inspector for the Property Agents Board in Tasmania focusing on the prudential management of trust accounts and statutory records of real estate agents and auctioneers across the state.
Richard is a keen fisherman, both fresh and salt water, enjoys boating, travel, golf, tennis, bush walking and spending time at the family shack at White Beach.
Richard enjoys contributing to organisations which can utilise his skills and experience and giving back to the community.
He regards the work of the WRHS as being enormously important in saving lives and keeping people safe and is looking forward to contributing to the Board’s endeavours in any way he can.