Richard leads strategy and M&A for News Corp Australia, Australia's largest media organisation across television, digital and print. Previously, Richard also led strategy and M&A for Telstra Enterprise. In his current role, Richard oversees strategic development, execution of M&A deals and post-merger integration. Richard is also Chairman of ScaleUp MediaFund, a media-for-equity investment fund that is partnered with Nova Entertainment, Ten Network and Foxtel. Richard began his career in strategy consulting, with the Boston Consulting Group, and investment banking, with Citi and has had a major focus on media and telecommunications in his career. Richard was a scholarship winner in Business & Information Technology at the University of New South Wales in Sydney.