Meet BC's Municipal Pension Board of Trustees.
Appointed by: Union of British Columbia Municipalities
Committee(s): Investment, governance
Board term: 2001–current
Richard is a founding trustee. He came to the board through his position as executive director of Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM). Between 2009 and 2014, Richard served three terms as chair and three terms as vice-chair of the Municipal Pension Board of Trustees.
He has been involved in pension matters since 1988, including the original UBCM Advisory Committee and the Superannuation Commission Advisory Committee. He was UBCM’s representative during negotiations for the joint trust agreement.
Richard served as a director and chair of BC Pension Corporation and chair of Pacific Blue Cross where he remains as a director.
Richard holds a master of science in community and regional planning and the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.