Richard Bowen


Chief Operations Officer and Company Secretary
Richard is a business leader with broad industry experience across the corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors.

After practising as a solicitor, Richard held management roles in logistics, health, retail and financial services businesses. He’s also provided business consulting advice and services to large and small businesses in those industries. 

Recognised for his interpersonal skills and ability to build strategic partnerships, Richard has responsibility for CEDA’s Finance, IT and National Membership teams.

Richard holds Bachelors of Law and Commerce from the University of Melbourne, and a Graduate Diploma in Transport & Distribution Management from RMIT. He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Richard is a Board Member of the South Metro Junior Football League, Advisory Board Member of Cortex Health and Advisory Board Member of ShopChat. He also serves on the Finance Committee for Lord Somers Camp and Power House.

Away from work Richard is a passionate cyclist and AFL fan. He and his wife are often found on the sideline or in the audience for their children’s sporting and musical activities.

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