Driven by the belief that change begins with a single step, Rich has spent the last 20 years in Asia working to engage, inspire and equip those around him to take their first step.

Acting as a catalyst to driving sustainability, to bring about the changes in leadership and business models, and to recalibrate old models so that new opportunities can be captured, Rich’s work is centered around building foundations of knowledge, understanding core issues, engaging stakeholders, and doing what it takes to move forward.

To date, Richard has overseen the development and execution of more than 200 projects focused on solving the social, environmental and economic challenges that are faced in Asia.

Richard holds a Masters in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, and serves as the Vice Chairman of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.

Platforms of Engagement

In addressing the challenges that I see the world facing, at the scale and speed by which they are growing, I have always looked to develop, and be engaged through, a range of platforms.   Platforms, that on their own are focused in solving a problem, bringing balance to a system, or to catalyze others, and when brought together are able to leverage the power of the network to have an outsized impact.

It’s a dream, I know, but when it works, it’s a beautiful thing to watch.

Collective Responsibility

Founder and Managing Director of China based consulting agency focused on helping organizations define and deploy sustainability strategy.




HandsOn China

Founder and Executive Volunteer of platform engaging 25,000 volunteers across 15 cities in China



American Chamber of Commerce

Chair of AMCHAM Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee



Youtube & Podcasts

Developed, and managed, three channels focused on inspiring sustainability, social innovation, and mission driven entrepreneurs