Richard advises clients on establishing and building Public Affairs and Government Relations capabilities and managing specific issues/sectors. His unique expertise combines Public Policy and Sustainability.
Before joining FIPRA, Richard built and led MasterCard Worldwide’s Asia Pacific Public Policy Team. He also led Deutsche Post DHL’s policy advocacy agenda in parts of Asia. Richard’s valuable insights and experience are drawn from senior regional roles across a variety of industries during his 20 years in Asia.
Additionally, Richard has held various advisory and commercial roles including at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) based in Australia, Japan and Singapore.
Richard holds a master’s in Climate Change from the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University, where he also attained his bachelor’s with Honours in Politics and Asian Studies.