Richard is a Senior Executive Director with more than 25 years experience working in the Australian and international infrastructure, transport & oil and gas sectors and a co-founder and the current CEO of Infrastructure Nation Pty Ltd.

Prior to establishing Infrastructure Nation, Richard joined John Holland in 2005 and held various roles in the company including, NSW Major Projects Manager, General Manager National Operations, General Manager Rail and ultimately served as a member of the John Holland Group Executive Leadership Team as Executive General Manager of John Holland’s Transport Business Group and Director of John Holland Rail. In this role Richard was responsible for all major rail infrastructure projects across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore & Malaysia as well as the offshore growth strategy across the globe.

Prior to 2005 Richard was Program Director of Network Rail’s Scotland Region Renewals Division between 1999 and 2005 and held various positions in private contractors prior to 1999.

Richard is also currently the Infrastructure Advisor to the Board of Ridley & Co Architects.