Richard Inder is the Project's founder. He has more than twenty years’ experience in financial markets both in New Zealand and offshore. Richard has been providing investor and financial media relations advice to a broad spectrum of NZX-listed companies since 2010.
Before that Richard was an NZX-accredited investment adviser with Macquarie Private Wealth, where he helped trusts, institutional investors and retail investors manage their capital.
He is also a former New Zealand Herald Business Editor and Columnist and has written for leading financial news agencies, newspapers and magazines including: Dow Jones Newswires, the Daily Mail in London, The Wall Street Journal and Forbes.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Analysis and a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism. He is a member of the Institute of Finance Professionals New Zealand.
Sharon Williamson has an extensive background in marketing, comm-unications and investor relations, providing IR and communications advice.
Before consulting, Sharon spent nearly 20 years as a senior manager in marketing, research and corporate affairs roles. This included 18 years in the energy sector; including leading the corporate communications, public affairs and investor relations functions of a number of companies through listing, acquisition, takeover and sale events as well as IR strategy and engagement activities.
Sharon has also held a number of not-for-profit governance roles for many years in sport and facilities. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce, and is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors.