Richard is one of Canada's leading experts on corporate governance and accountability. He is an award-winning teacher, researcher, lawyer, public speaker, consultant and specialist on boards of directors. He has taught at leading post-secondary institutions including Harvard University. He is a former recipient of Canada's Top 40 Under 40 award, he received a teaching award as one of the top five university teachers in Ontario and was named to Canadian Who's Who. Richard brings to business and professional audiences a depth of information from his extensive research and work with over 150 organizations and from his training, assessment and development of over 1,000 directors and managers. He is engaging, dynamic and personable. Because of his work with leading companies and current research, Richard is always on the cutting edge of emerging global developments.