Richard is founder and Principal of Talent Solutions Group Ltd and works with New Zealand and Australian organisations helping them to optimise return on their talent investment. His experience covers recruitment strategy, employer brand development, social media and social recruiting, design of onboarding programmes and the development of workforce analytics.
Richard has around 12 years experience including 6 years leading strategy, design and the implementation of Deloitte New Zealand’s in-house recruitment centre. Under his leadership, Deloitte went on to win awards and recognition from the HR and marketing communities both in New Zealand and globally.
Currently based in Auckland New Zealand, Richard works with leading Australian law firm, Shine Lawyers. He leads talent acquisition strategy and the implementation of Shine’s internal recruitment centre, along with developing the Firm’s employer brand, social recruiting and onboarding programmes.
Richard has an MBA from The University of Auckland and is a regular speaker at local and international conferences on recruitment strategy, employer brand and recruitment thought-leadership.