Chief Governance Officer
Richard joined First Central as Chief Governance Officer in November 2020, to oversee the governance functions within First Central, with focus on the likes of Risk & Compliance, Legal, Internal Audit and Company Secretarial areas, as well as ensure that the Group is governed in accordance with the standards set by the Board, Regulators and best industry practice.
Richard joins First Central from AmTrust International, the US-owned insurance group, where he served as General Counsel. Previous to this, he also held senior positions at Genworth Financial and RBS Insurance, and led legal teams overseeing the Direct Line and Churchill brands.
Outside of work, Richard loves playing and watching sport. As an Australian, he’s a perennially frustrated Wallabies supporter, and also likes to try his hand at golf. In addition to this, he loves to travel and spend quality time with family and friends.