Richard joined The Warehouse Group in March 2019 as General Manager, People Experience, Remuneration & ER. In August 2020, he was promoted to Chief Human Resources Officer. Richard is responsible for attracting and retaining world-class retail talent by making TWG the best place to work in NZ.
Previously, Richard held a number of senior human resources and corporate legal roles at a number of New Zealand’s leading organisations. Richard began his career as a litigation lawyer at Chapman Tripp before moving to Fletcher Challenge as corporate legal counsel where he was involved in significant mergers and acquisition and corporate restructuring activity for the Forestry division.
Subsequent to Fletcher Challenge he held senior HR roles at Telecom (now Spark) as General Manager, HR Service Delivery & Assistant General Counsel ER and then TVNZ as General Manager, People and Talent. Richard holds an LLB (Hons) and MPhil (Hons) from the University of Auckland.