Richard is a Human Capital Strategist, Social Entrepreneur and Community Historian. Richard is currently the CEO of Duke Consulting (UK) Ltd and consults for various public/private sector organisations in UK, U.A.E and Nigeria.
Richard has a B.A (Hons) degree in Public Administration from the Ahmadu Bello University,Zaria; Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the University of Calabar; Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management from the London Metropolitan University, Masters Degree in Human Resources Management from the University of Westminster and an MBA degree from the University of Wales.
Richard’s academic interest lies in Strategic Leadership, HR Transformation and Old Calabar History/Slave Trade.
As a Social Entrepreneur/Community Historian Richard is one of the founders of the Efik History Project, a social network of over 7,000 members based in UK,US, Cuba and Nigeria dedicated to the publication and research of local history, preservation of artefacts, archives and using history as a tool for sustainable Community Development.
Richard is a strong advocate of the Black History Month and believes that the time is always right to teach our children about black history and instil the spirit of excellence in them.