Richard has significant domestic and international senior leadership experience across the wealth management and banking sectors.
For two years prior to his appointment as Statewide CEO, Richard was NAB’s General Manager Strategic Development, Asia, where he was responsible for developing and overseeing the strategic direction for NAB’s Asian business.
Richard joined NAB in 2009 as Executive General Manager of Advice and Marketing, in NAB’s wealth operation. Prior to working at NAB, Richard held senior executive positions at CBA, including General Manager, Commonwealth Private Bank and General Manager, Distribution for Colonial First State Investments.
Richard’s early executive career included time with IOOF as General Manager Retail Fund Management and AXA Asia Pacific Holdings Ltd as National Retail Sales Manager and Business Manager International Operations.
Richard holds a Bachelor of Business, a Graduate Diploma in Economics, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. Richard is a director of the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium, Glenelg Football Club and Pulteney Grammar School.