Richard Rassi is a chartered accountant having spent most of his career working at Deloitte and as a partner in the firm up to December 2011. He now operates a consulting practice (Riclin Consulting) providing consulting services in the areas of strategy, governance, risk management, audit and financial reporting. Richard also mentors a number of senior professionals and executives.
He continues to be retained by Deloitte to assist with the delivery of services to clients including providing a quality assurance role on a range of audit and advisory engagements. Complementing this expertise are various governance roles including as director and audit committee chair of various retail superannuation boards operating within National Australia Bank (August 2012 to May 2014) and as a member of the audit and finance committee for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (current appointment).
He also currently serves as a member of the Disciplinary Tribunal of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Richard maintains an active involvement with the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has assisted the AICD with the development of their various director education programs. This has included authoring a course on strengthening financial governance and delivering webinars on year-end financial reporting obligations for directors and governance related topics.