After nearly 30 years in Executive Safety, HR and Operational roles Richard joined Laing O’Rourke in March 2019 as General Manager Health Safety & Environment. He has extensive background in senior leadership roles stretching over more than 20 years across a number of large businesses including Asciano, Telstra and Boral. His expertise is in risk management, digital technology and organisational change. 

Richard brings to AIHS a genuine passion and care for people, along with a strong commitment to driving an inclusive WHS agenda.

Richard graduated from University of New South Wales with BA (Industrial Relations and Politics) and a Masters of Occupational Health and Safety through Sydney University.

Richard is the Chair of Reef Check Australia.