Richard was appointed to the MBS Board in April 2018. Currently Richard is the Managing Director and Co-Owner of Jennian Homes and Milestone Homes nationwide group home builders. He is a Director of BRANZ Inc and BRANZ Ltd and the Chair of BRANZ Inc and BRANZ Ltd Audit and Risk Committee and a Chartered Member of the NZ Institute of Directors. Richard is also a Director of Construction Marketing Services Ltd (CMS) and ProductSpec Ltd.
Formerly Richard was a RMBA Board Director for 10 years, from 2005 to 2015. He was also the Chairman of Right House Ltd, Chief Executive of Carter Holt Harvey Wood Products and Chair of the Building Industry Federation. He was also CEO of Richmond Ltd and CE of Carters Building Supplies, a Division of Carter Holt Harvey, he was also Service and Finance Director of Masterfoods Australia.
Richard brings a wealth of commercial experience to the MBS Board, with a strong background in the building industry, finance, accounting and manufacturing. Richard also qualified as a Chartered Accountant, but is no longer a current member.