Richard has had an extensive career in the private sector working in General Management, Sales, Marketing, Operations, Delivery, Finance and just about every other aspect of business.
As an award-winning salesperson and negotiator, selling high end business software he has been exposed to literally thousands of businesses including manufacturing, distribution, supply-chain, logistics, retail, wholesale, and services industries.
During his career he specialised in helping organisations resolve real business issues by evolving their culture, processes, human resources, and technology to support continuity, planning and growth.
Richard has real world business ownership skills having used his diverse experience to procure, re-engineer and subsequently sell his own successful mobile home business and currently lends support to his wife’s successful jewellery business.
Richard is also rather unique as a Business Broker in that he is also a Certified Business Advisor with the Internationally recognised Australian Institute of Business Advisors.
As a certified business advisor, along with his unique experience and insight into many industries, he is well placed to assist you with not only appraising your business for immediate sale but also assessing the business readiness for sale in the future.
Richard's philosophy is simple, it is not about collecting sales awards it’s about, satisfied clients, Richard will appraise your business and if it’s not ready for sale he will not only let you know but also help you address any issues to make it sale ready.
Richard is straight up, will tell you the way it is, black and white, with complete transparency and openness.
When not helping his clients, he supports community-based initiatives that help the needy, goes cruising (mostly fixing) his classic Jaguar convertible or tries to be a great fisherman out on the Auckland harbour.
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