Richard is a highly respected veteran in the trade finance industry, with over 25 years of working experience in banks, covering international trade finance, funds transfers (remittances), loans administration, retail banking, accounting and regulatory compliance and risk management. He has worked in various international banks and is actively involved in conducting in-house training and presentations.
He was recruited by Kenwood Asia Ltd as a senior manager, where amongst other commercial responsibilities, he was tasked to review the company's risk management functions. His last appointment was a consultant with Sapphire Corporation Ltd, a public-listed company.
Richard is a trainer with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants for its programmes on International Trade Operations, Imports & Exports procedures and Risks and Frauds in Trade Financing. He is also a lecturer with the Singapore Institute of Management and a tutor for the Manchester Business School MBA programme in Singapore.
Richard holds a Master of Business Administration degree, jointly awarded by the University of Manchester and the University of Wales, UK.