In addition to being president and CEO of Global Risk Institute, Richard is also an Adjunct Professor at the Rotman School of Management of the University of Toronto and chair of the Advisory Board of the Mind Brain Behaviour Hive at the same University. He serves on a number of community and corporate boards of directors. Richard is well known in the financial services industry. He created and teaches a course at the Rotman School of Management, entitled “How Banks Work: Management in a New Regulatory Age”. The course examines the regulations arising from the financial crisis of 2008 and then examines how banks manage successfully to adapt and prosper in their businesses within these new regulations. In 2014, Richard was awarded the Visionary Award by the organization Women in Capital Markets for work during his career on the issue of sponsoring gender-diverse management teams and boards in order to produce better companies.