Richard is an accredited international trade consultant at Seichin Consulting in Maastricht, the Netherlands. He provides strategic guidance to international businesses on international regulatory requirements (including Customs, export controls, embargoes, sanctions, trade policies and regulatory affairs) enabling compliant movement and market access for products, technologies and services. Richard has worked as a consultant for multinationals such as 3M, Samsung and ASML on projects involving Brexit, export controls and trade compliance. He is associate practitioner in intercultural management at the Cultural Factor Group, a cultural analytics and advisory firm. Richard is a graduate of the International Trade Institute's Professional Diploma in International Trade Policy, the Rotterdam School of Management program in Customs and Supply Chain Compliance and he has undergraduate qualifications in business and economics from the Open University and the Zuyd University in Applied Science.