Richard previously held a range of strategic and operational roles in public, private and not-for-profit healthcare organisations. Prior to joining Nous he was the executive director of Mercy Health, South Western Health Services; where he was responsible for the delivery of hospital services to one of Australia’s fastest growing urban communities. He has a previous clinical background as a physiotherapist, practising in Australia and the UK.
Richard holds a Master of Health Service Administration and a Postgraduate Diploma of Health Service Management from La Trobe University, and a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) from The University of Melbourne. He is a fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management, a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Lean Six Sigma ‘black belt’ and a PRINCE2 Project Management Practitioner.
Richard spends spare time with his three children, rediscovering his love of Lego, Auskick and Milo Cricket. He also runs along Melbourne’s Beach Road and entertains with his golf swing.