Richard is a leading economist and public policy specialist with over 25 years’ experience across Australia, New Zealand, the US, the UK, Europe and the Middle East.

He is recognised for his capacity to interpret and analyse global economic, financial and social trends and policy developments in the context of their relevance to Australasia.

Richard is recognised as a specialist who can ‘walk the talk’, and has a strong commitment to the provision of holistic research and advice that considers socio-economic and behavioural impacts on all the respective stakeholders.

Among recent highlights, Richard lists his launch and establishment of Macquarie Group’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Research and Advisory Services; over 8 years as an external advisor to the Australian House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics; and as a non-executive director in the NFP sector, the establishment of Youth Off the Streets National Youth Outreach Programs and launch of a National Mobile Youth Learning Centre for regional and remote communities.

I am committed to innovative collaboration that allows us to formulate holistic and purpose-driven solutions for Urbis clients.