Richard is a well respected business leader with deep expertise in business strategy as well as a genuine passion for digital disruption.
Richard has lived and worked on three continents finally choosing to settle with his family in Central Queensland.
His career has spanned many portfolios including Telecommunications, Government, Finance, Utilities, Heavy engineering and Defence. He has held executive positions in such companies as Queensland Investment Corporation, BHP, Origin Energy, Ford Motor Company and British Telecom.
Richard has transitioned from being an intrapreneur in the Corporate world to an entrepreneur where he has been able to channel his learnings from the diverse working life into Apps 101, a software house driven from Central Queensland.
Apps 101 is designed and built to change the thinking and improve the effectiveness of their customers’ customers. The software enables them to seize the opportunities of the future, not just through the software but through the business logic it stimulates too.
Richard has a keen understanding of the importance of providing forward thinking, practical solutions and commercial benefits as a business, as he applies his expertise in continuous improvement, application architecture, innovation and strategic thinking.