Richard is a personal transformation and employee engagement specialist. He has over 20 years of training and facilitation experience in empowering personal change and Organisation Behavioural initiatives in broad sectors: NGOs, non-profits, for-profit organisations, government agencies. His key competencies lie in diagnosing organisational issues related to people, where he challenges existing structures to promote greater employee engagement for sustainability and growth. He has the uncanny ability to make the complex look simple making his talks and workshops thoroughly enjoyable.

Richard is a sought-after Empowerment Coach and Facilitator in several parts of Asia. He has trained many teams and leaders to triumph in achieving personal and organisational goals over multiple industries in Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand, Bangladesh, Dubai and Sri Lanka. He also speaks at HR conferences and is noted for his empowerment talk for the Asia Pacific Airlines Training Symposium in Singapore (2017).

Richard coaches personal transformation primarily with his proprietary courses of empowerment and personal alignment: programmes such as CoreEmpowerment, LeadingTeams, Flow and Coaching2Engage.


Richard holds academic qualifications in Masters in Human Resource Management & Industrial Relations (Australia), LLB (Honours) London, a qualified practitioner in NLP and process-oriented psychology. He is a certified HRDF trainer with the Human Resource Development Fund (Malaysia). He is also a member of the Society of Neuro-Linguistic Programming and a frequent participant at the Indian Society for Applied Behavioural Science (ISABS).


Richard is among the selected few by the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM) as their associate trainer. He is also an affiliate of Asia Finance & Investment Limited (Cambodia) and ANZ Institute (Australia). He has clients from across Asia in industries, such as banking, insurance, hotels, hospitals, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, sales and services, food & beverage industries and many SMEs across the board.