As the Business Processes and Systems Manager for Hazelwood, Richard shares his vision and passion for driving business value by leveraging existing technology and assets to improve and optimize business processes.
Prior to joining Hazelwood, Richard worked in a number of industries including Private Forest Management, Information Technology Consulting, Industrial Equipment Sales and Services as well as Electrical Utilities. With broad management experience ranging from business strategy, site engineering, project and financial business management, leadership of strategic transformation and a passion for continuous improvement and sustainability, Richard brings a uniquely balanced portfolio of technical and business expertise.
Richard’s educational background begins with a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Victoria from which he became a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.). Richard is also a graduate from Smith School of Business at Queen’s University with a Masters in Business Administration and is also a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) in British Columbia.