Richard holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Harvard University and is also an Alumnus of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania other Professional qualifications. He has over 40 years of experience in both the Public and Private sectors of the Economy.
He is a former Deputy Chief Executive of the Volta River Authority where, at various times, he held key top positions such as Director of Supply Chain and Procurement Management, Director of Management Information Systems, and Transport Project Manager, among others. He is also a former Managing Director of Intravenous Infusions Ltd. He is a Management Consultant by profession and currently a Member of the Governing Board of Directors of the Volta River Authority and the University of Ghana.