He has worked in the human services sector for 30 years, supporting people through emergency relief, family support, youth, homelessness, child care, mental health and disability services. He has worked in service delivery, management and support roles in Victoria, Pakistan and Western Australia. A commitment to evidence-informed practice and continually improving performance and impact has increasingly led Ric into the practice of outcomes measurement.
Ric is also a committee member for The Well of Life Vision Inc. (TWOLV), a small WA charity that has been supporting widows and young people in Telangana, India, since 2010. TWOLV aims to support communities to develop higher standards of aged care and more effective support for young people.