Richard lived in the United States from 1977 to 1989 and completed his tertiary education in prosthetics at Northwestern University Chicago in 1983. He commenced employed at Orthopaedic Techniques in 1989 which became part of oapl in 2012. His first 6 years was predominantly specialising in paediatric prosthetics.
Richard has enjoyed his time over the years introducing new technology from the industry into the Australian clinical market, product and technical sales, clinical services, managing and mentoring staff. He has been a Director of the company for 26 years and remains passionate about the business and his professional work.