Richard has over 30 years of travel industry and government experience and joined SeaLink Travel Group in 2011 and has global responsibility for leading the international and domestic sales growth of the marine and tourism brands including Captain Cook Cruises Sydney, Murray River and Perth plus the brilliant island destination and experiences of Kangaroo, Fraser, Rottnest, Tiwi, Magnetic, Fraser island (Including Kingfisherbay Resort) and Stradbroke.


Richard manages and execute strategies to increase sales, profitability and leads a dedicated experienced team responsible for sales, marketing, reservations service, digital and social media development, contract negotiation with all distribution partners,  on-line and digital channels. Focus on building rewarding business to business relationships is paramount.


Richard has been a Board member of Cruise Down Under (CDU) and held the position of Chairman of CDU 1998 -2010. He is a Member of the Australian Institute Company Directors.