Richard is an experienced strategy consulting professional passionate about developing and helping businesses grow in emerging markets across the tourism, hospitality, travel, transport, airlines, airports, aviation, leisure and entertainment sectors.
Based in Dubai with overall 10 years of work experience, Richard’s functional background is in corporate strategy, business development, growth, market entry, market assessment, project management, business transformation and organisational effectiveness.
Further, he is a regular contributor to the media on latest business and industry trends with authored columns and comments in leading magazines and newspapers such as Forbes, Khaleej Times and Pakistan & Gulf Economist.
Richard holds a Master of Science degree in Marketing & Strategy from Warwick Business School in the UK – A top 20 global Business School ranked by the 2018 MBA Ranking of The Economist.
Due to his passion for travel he has been to 100 countries and also lived, worked and studied in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Europe.