Richard has since 2000 been a professional non executive director. Previously, he worked with accounting firm KPMG for 32 years. The majority of this time was spent in the Corporate Recovery Division, with the last 10 years more specifically focused on the provision of strategic advice and services to the Financial Services sector.
He was a partner of KPMG from 1982 to 2000, a member of KPMG’s National Board from 1995 to 1997 and National Executive from 1997 to 2000.
In 2007, Richard was appointed a member of the Order of Australia for service to the community, particularly through leadership roles with Mission Australia and fundraising with Variety, The Children’s Charity, and to the finance and insurance sectors.
In September 2014 Richard was appointed to hold the office as the Tribunal of The Statutory and other Officers Remuneration Tribunal (SOORT) by the Governor of NSW.