Professional Profile

Richard has over 20 years’ experience as a Certified Practicing Accountant and business improvement specialist. He has held senior finance roles to CFO level and has led numerous change initiatives for organisations. Richard’s skill set encompasses strategy and planning, innovation management, workshop facilitation, technical writing, bid and tender management, process review and re-engineering, systems review and implementation, financial modelling and capital raising.

Richard strives for excellence in financial control, risk management, developing collaborative relationships with stakeholders and creating capable, independent, and motivated teams. With a successful senior financial and consulting career has shown an ability to operate efficiently in complex organisations, manage cross functional teams, establish fruitful networks, set and execute effective strategies, achieve challenging targets, meet tight deadlines, deliver effective training, develop efficient process and implement quality systems.

Business Improvement

Managing improvement, change and transformation projects including business case development, development and implementation of project plans, project portfolio management, change management, project accounting, business process re-engineering, workshop facilitation, systems review and implementation, training facilitation and stakeholder management

Financial Management

Developing, implementing, and managing financial models to achieve price to win strategies in and to facilitate leading practice in value chain process, management reporting, and financial process. Experience in capital raising initiatives for innovative businesses.

Systems Development and Implementation

Managing systems-based improvement, change and transformation projects including business case development, business process re-engineering, workshop facilitation, software implementation and development of training materials and training facilitation.

Bid Management

Market research and analysis, response strategy, response planning and project management, technical writing, financial modelling and price positioning, implementation of detailed review protocols and development of response presentations

Industry Sector Expertise

·       Communications ·      Health Care and Social Support
·       Food Distribution and Retail ·       Utilities and Renewable Energy
·       Manufacturing ·       Financial Services



  • Master of Business Administration, Deakin University, specialising in strategy and innovation
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Wollongong University, Majoring in Accounting and Legal Studies


Licenses and Certifications

  • Certified Proposal Practitioner, Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP
  • Public Practice Certificate, CPA Australia
  • Certified Practicing Accountant (C.P.A.), CPA Australia, 20 years post qualification experience