Richard Walker

Senior Consultant, Vice Chair of the Board

Vancouver, British Columbia

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Richard Walker, B.Sc

30+ years in environment, international, and government sectors in the Pacific Region

Consulting Skills

  • Board Development & Governance
  • Campaign Managment
  • Campaign Planning Studies
  • Major Gift Development
  • Philanthropic Naming
  • Pipeline Management
  • Sponsorship

Sector Experience

  • Community & Social Services
  • Environment
  • Government
  • Indigenous
  • International

Richard is a seasoned fundraising, business development and project management consultant, a professional planner and frequent speaker and presenter, both nationally and internationally.

He is Vice-Chair of the Global Board of Directors and member of the Board of the Canadian Institute of Planners – Planning Student Trust Fund (CIP-PSTF)

He pioneered the PLAID™ prospect development tool, adding Propensity and Development to Linkage, Ability and Interest (LAI) commonly used to qualify and rank major gift prospects.

Richard has helped raise more than $450 million in his career and joined Global in 2017.

Fun fact: Richard is a certified scuba diver, has his Captain’s License for boats up to 30 feet and is an avid fly fisher and bamboo fly rod restorer.

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