Richard has held executive positions in retail, innovation, logistics, marketing and agribusiness for over 30 years. This includes time as Managing Director of Meat and Livestock Australia, where he delivered global branding strategies for the red meat industry and ushered in sustainability targets. As Managing Director of Landmark Operations and as General Manager Retail at Elders, held responsibility for annual turnover of $1b and $90m EBITS with ASX listed companies . Currently, Richard is a non-executive director at Rifa Salutary Australia and PrimeSafe Victoria.
Richard has previously held senior positions at Wesfarmers Dalgety, Toll Holdings, Woolworths and Coca Cola Amatil. He has also sat on the boards of Agrium Asia Pacific, Australian Wheat Board, RD1 New Zealand, Landmark Harcourts, Australian Wool Handlers, Australian Independent Rural Retailers, Titan AG, Integrated Traceability Solutions (Chair), and AuctionsPlus (Chair).
Richard commenced in the role of Managing Director of Food Agility Consultancy (FAC) on 1 November 2023.