Senior Consultant, Vice Chair of the Board


Richard is a seasoned fundraising, business development and project management consultant, a professional planner and frequent speaker and presenter, both nationally and internationally. Richard 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 $400 million in his career. He joined Global in 2017.

  • 26+ years of fundraising expertise with a focus on special projects, corporate sponsorship, capital campaigns, major gifts, philanthropic naming and prospect research.
  • Primary focus: community services, social services, First Nations, humanitarian and international projects.
  • Based in Victoria, BC.
  • 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.