Richard has over 15 years’ experience in client management roles, and after five years in Thailand, has recently taking on the GM role at RLC Recruitment, Cornerstone’s member firm in Thailand and one of the country’s leading Technical & Automotive recruitment specialists.
Originally from London, Richard had a successful career in the fitness industry with Holmes Place PLC before moving into the field of Wealth Management in the City of London with Barclays.
In addition to a deep understanding of the Thailand & ASEAN labor market, Richard’s extensive network in Automotive and Manufacturing industries runs throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
Richard is passionate about all things automotive and regularly consults for some of the world’s leading OEM and Tier 1 & 2 automotive suppliers in Thailand. For the past two years he has sat on the Committee of the Automotive Focus Group of Thailand (AFG), whose members include General Motors, Ford Motor Company, BMW (Thailand) Continental Automotive Corporation and Bosch Automotive.
Richard has also been a guest speaker at the UK and Australian Government Automotive Trade & Industry Missions to Thailand on topics such as the “State of the Thai Automotive Industry” and “Labor – Recruitment & Retention”.