Richard was appointed Chair, NPSA in August 2020 and has worked in the health industry in key leadership roles for over 20 years, with API, Faulding and Mayne.
He joined API in April 2005 to lead its Pharmacy Division, specifically focusing on retail support and wholesale solutions for community pharmacies across Australia
As Group General Manager, Business Development & Operations, Richard was responsible for API’s pharmacy wholesale division, its New Zealand toiletries and pharmaceuticals manufacturing business, as well as the independent retail banners and services offered to community pharmacists around Australia.
During this period, he established Australia’s largest generic partnership between API and Alphapharm, supplying 95% of all pharmacies in Australia.
Richard was appointed CEO & Managing Director in February 2017. Since this time, he has overseen the continued growth of Priceline & Priceline Pharmacy stores now at 475 Nationally, and the recent acquisition of Clear Skincare Clinics, with 44 stores throughout Australia and New Zealand.