Richard is a Director at Bendelta, and the Head of Melbourne, and has deep expertise in strategy, leadership and transformation. Richard aims to positively impact leaders, both global and local, so that they can shape positive futures for their organisations, realise the innate potential in their people, and achieve sustainable performance. For two decades Richard has focused on setting up clients for success by interweaving fresh strategic thinking, humanistic practices of leadership and business model innovation.
Richard also leads Bendelta in Melbourne, with responsibility for Melbourne strategy, team performance and market growth in Victoria. Richard has diverse entrepreneurial and business experience, having managed professional service firms from start up to establishment. Before joining Bendelta, he was a Director at the Centre for Applied Leadership Excellence, where he served on the Board, and also consulted for large firms. Providing advice, coaching and senior facilitation to clients in Australia, Asia-Pacific, Africa, Europe and the Middle East, Richard’s sector experience spans professional services, media, State and Federal Government, energy and resources-based companies, FMCG, healthcare, transport and infrastructure, disability sector, banking and financial services, non-profits and arts/philanthropic organisations, technology and youth sectors.
Richard has a Masters in Organisational Leadership (Regent) with a major concentration in Leadership Coaching, and a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics & Business Finance) and contributed to the CALE Leadership Handbook (2009), alongside notable international scholars in the field of Leadership.
“Rich is the brilliant head (and hair) of Melbourne”