Dr. Richard Seymour joined the University of Sydney in 2006, where he currently resides as the Programme Director of Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Richard is responsible for the enterprise courses and units of study within the Business School. All teaching programmes focus on Problem-Based Learning utilising ‘real’ and current business engagements. He is also Co-Director of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Research Group, and leads major projects such as Remote & Rural Enterprise (RARE), Developing Entrepreneurial Women in Asia, and Genesis. Further to this, he is a founding member of EDNA (Entrepreneurship Development Network Asia).
Prior to these academic endeavours, Richard worked in the corporate, NGO and consulting sectors. As well as having run his own business, he has over 5 years experience advising small and medium-sized enterprises on corporate divestments, capital raisings and cross-border transactions. He also has over 10 years experience with a number of European, Asian and Australian organizations in the financial, property, and environmental sectors.