Rick is the Chief Administrative Officer at the firm, based in the Toronto. Working closely with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and senior leadership, Rick ensures that the Firm’s clients and professionals are efficiently and effectively supported. Leading the firm’s Project Management Office, the operations of Conference Services and operations of Facilities, Rick oversees the firm’s most strategic projects and physical operations.
As a certified project management professional (PMP), certified management consultant (CMC) and professional engineer (P.Eng.), Rick has over 15 years of experience working on large international projects at top-tier consulting firms. A noted authority on legal project management (LPM), he co-authored the book Project Management for Lawyers (Ark Group, 2011).
As a founding member of the Project Management Institute’s LPM initiative and a past executive committee member, Rick played a crucial role in promoting the education and adoption of LPM around the world.
Rick is also a sessional professor at the University of Calgary’s Law School and Queen’s Law where he teaches Project Management to the next generation of lawyers. He obtained his Bachelor of Applied Sciences (Electrical Engineering) from University of Waterloo.