Richard is a manager at Hugessen’s Toronto office. He is an experienced executive compensation consultant and advises Boards and Compensation Committees on matters including incentive plan design, pay level setting, and governance-related issues.

Richard is adept in understanding the core business strategy, operations, and stakeholders of his clients and develops thoughtful solutions driven by in-depth analysis. He is also experienced in advising companies in special situations such as M&A, CEO succession, and strategic turnaround. Richard currently supports a wide range of publicly traded issuers and private companies in financial services, industrials, energy, utilities, real estate, and consumer goods.


Prior to joining Hugessen, Richard’s experience included building financial models and performing business analytics for a global human resource consulting company. He also has experience in accounting and finance supporting forecasting and budgeting processes for a multinational engineering company. 


Richard graduated from Smith School of Business at Queen’s University with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree. He has also studied in Belgium at Université catholique de Louvain with an international exchange program.

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