CCOBA President, Richard is a Business Performance Leader at AgResearch. Head Boy at College in 1998, Richard is a PwC-trained Chartered Accountant and senior finance professional with over 15 years’ experience across operating companies and the professional accounting sector. He has worked with companies and industries as varied as media and entertainment to Science and Research in the United Kingdom, Europe, the USA and Asia and the Pacific. He worked in the UK for seven years, returning to Christchurch with his family in 2015. Richard was Vice President of CCOBA in 2019 and has just begun a two-year term as President.