Richard is a serial entrepreneur having started and successfully exited from a number of companies in the technology and environment industries. Throughout his career, Richard has been involved in starting or growing non-profits that focus on technology, science, and engineering in jurisdictions in BC, Alberta, and NWT.
In 2015, Richard founded Karma & Cents Inc., a Social Impact Lab, with Gena Rotstein with the aim to support family foundations and family enterprises in attaining their philanthropy and legacy objectives. Both Gena and Richard are part of what Jay Hughes calls, the Rising Generation – that demographic who are part of the growing body of inheritors who are looking at their wealth from a social and financial perspective. They bring their combined life and businesses experiences of working with families, managing charities and non-profits and growing businesses into the conversation.