Since the 1970s, Richard has been performing independent business valuations across Canada and the U.S., as well as overseas. He has been retained by various government departments and agencies, the private sector (by both publicly-traded, multinational corporations as well as private, closely-held businesses). Richard has also been appointed by courts and arbitration panels as their business valuation expert. For the last several years, he has been retained as valuation advisor in Canada-U.S. cross border M&A transactions, as well as for tax purposes. He has had involvement on numerous professional Boards and Committees, as well as lecturing and presenting conference papers, on both sides of the border during the past 30+ years.