Graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida in 1988, Richard immediately joined Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. He quickly rose through the ranks at CUC and during a brief study leave in 1997 obtained the degree of Master of Business Administration at Wilfred Laurier University, Ontario, Canada. He was appointed President & CEO in 2005.
Richard is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida. He currently serves on the Boards of Fortis Turks & Caicos, R3 Foundation, Caring for Life Foundation and as chairman of the Cayman Youth Football Leagues. He has previously served on the board of directors of Newfoundland Power, Canada and CARILEC, the regional organisation of electric utilities and associate partners.
Richard is also an avid sportsperson and has represented the Cayman Islands in football and squash.