As a former General Manager of the Bartercard Charity Foundation, Rick brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the Committee of Management of Liberty Community Connect. Knowledge and experience he brings to Liberty consists of all facets of administration, marketing, fundraising, accounting and compliance.

Prior to his employment in the community sector Rick was previously a career corporate banker with industry experience over 38 years. Counterparty sectors included property development and investment, telecommunications, manufacturing, hospitality, tourism and professionals. This involved appropriate analysis to determine key drivers and success factors and also monitor concentration risk, and overall significant experience across a wide cross section of business and most recently in the not for profit sector.

Rick has recently been appointed to the position of Financial Controller for The Global Work and Travel Co, based in Surfers Paradise.  Rick holds a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) and he maintains a strong connection with active participation in many community organisations and events.