Ricky likes to advocate for procurement's role as a commercial powerhouse, having presented at more than 10 industry events. As the 2017 CIPS Chair for Western Australia, Ricky represented the interests of 300+ members and led a team of senior procurement professionals. Ricky is a passionate supporter of indigenous rights and believes that economic participation is key to achieve reconciliation with First Australians. He has influenced companies to set-up Reconciliation Action Plans (RAP) and facilitated positive outcomes for indigenous businesses. Ricky completed his undergraduate studies at the Queensland University of Technology with Distinction. He completed his Executive Education at Harvard Law School in 2014.
Outside of work, he likes to mentor final-year university students to help them prepare for life after study.