Head of Global Oil & Gas Industry Practice
As Head of Nakisa’s Global Oil & Gas Industry Practice, Richard is responsible for leading initiatives to enhance the delivery of value to customers and prospects in the vertical from the Nakisa solution set. He has covered Oil & Gas and Energy Services at Nakisa since 2016 and at different times in his private-sector career, which began in investment banking in New York and London. Richard’s prior experience includes work with JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, RBC, PNC, and SAP, in addition to serving as CFO of a portfolio of companies. Richard holds a BA from the Royal Military College of Canada, an MA in International Economics from Johns Hopkins University, and an MBA (Finance & Accounting) from Columbia Business School. Richard served for eleven years in the Canadian Forces, finishing as Captain on C-130 Hercules transport aircraft.