The Trusts are thrilled to announce the appointment of Richard Simmonds to the position of Chief Financial Officer.
Richard has 30 years’ accounting experience covering manufacturing, freight forwarding, retail, and hospitality sectors in both the United Kingdom and New Zealand.
He is passionate about developing teams, coaching and mentoring, and using technology to make businesses more effective and efficient. He has led projects to install new accounting systems, enterprise point of sales systems, IT virtualisation and disaster recovery systems.
He has a BCA from Victoria University, is a Chartered Accountant (Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand) and holds an MBA from City University of London. Outside of work, Richard relishes cycling, mountain biking, and tracking down good curry houses.
He starts work at The Trusts in July.