Professional Affiliations

Asset Management Council: Certified Senior Practitioner in Asset Management
Engineers Australia: Member

Professional Activities

As an engineering professional with over 20 years’ public and private sector asset management experience, Richard has worked extensively in the area of in-service asset management (maintenance, operation and support) of large, high-energy assets.

Richard’s key skills include applying asset management “how to” tools including: reliability/availability modelling, and quantitative risk analysis. He studies, investigates and analyses across a broad range of technical and safety areas, and assists organisations to improve/refine their strategic approach to asset management.

As a senior consultant with Capability Partners, Richard carries out project management of major maintenance/capital works by planning, organisation and leadership to achieve focused outcomes for clients.

Richard is a recognised assessor for the annual Asset Management Awards and is a committee Member of the Asset Management Council’s Sydney Chapter.


May 2008 – Present: Snr Consultant (Reliability & Risk Engineering)
July 2006 – May 2008: Reliability Engineer & Maintenance Superintendent, BHP Billiton
January 1990 – July 2006: Commissioned Officer, Royal Australian Navy

Educational Qualification

Master of Maintenance and Reliability Engineering, Monash University (2006)
Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, University of New South Wales (1993)