Richard is a conflict transformation strategist and process facilitator based at the ACTION Support Centre in Johannesburg. Also a senior associate of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies in Cambodia and a board member of the Southern African Liaison Office and the Zimbabwe Institute.
He has a background in Psychology and Economics from the University of Cape Town and an M.Phil. in Conflict Transformation and Management from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. With more than 20 years of experience working in over 30 different conflict contexts he contributes with a complex understanding of conflict systems and how to engage and change them.