Richard has a varied background across business, finance and e-commerce and for the past 7 years has been a professional director. Richard has been chairman of both BikeNZ and the NZ Cycle Trail Inc. and is currently on the board of Winter Games NZ. He been on various public sector boards and is currently on Panuku Development Auckland and Hamilton Waikato Tourism, as well as the architectural firm Warren and Mahoney Ltd. Richard is a keen skier and is old enough to remember when commercial fields had rope tows.
Other interests include cycling, wine and music.
Richard was appointed to the Snow Sports NZ Board in October 2015.