Masters of Heritage Conservation (USyd), Bachelor of Architecture (Hons) (UNSW)
Richard joined ICS in 2022, and prior to that he was the Deputy CEO of the National Trust of Australia (NSW), the nation’s largest non-profit heritage organisation. He managed the major assets of the Trust’s extensive property portfolio, including World and state heritage listed sites, galleries, museums, properties and collections. He was also responsible for the strategic management of interpretation, programming and collections management.
Richard is a registered architect in NSW, and a qualified heritage architect. Over the last 25 years he has gained extensive experience in all aspects of architectural projects, heritage conservation, project management, and asset and property management. He specialises in both contemporary architecture and heritage related projects. His expertise lies in the management of complex heritage and development issues and projects. As a project manager and a heritage specialist, he has provided architectural services and heritage advice to a range of clients across the private, public and non-profit sectors.
From 2005-2012 Richard served as Head of Heritage at the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales (now Sydney Living Museums) where he was responsible for the award-winning Endangered Houses Fund, an innovative program that found financially sustainable outcomes for at-risk heritage places.