Richard Ketchen helps companies communicate clearly and concisely. Often dealing with sensitive or complex topics, he has consistently demonstrated his ability to solve problems, provide insight and apply vision gained from his diverse communications and management experience.
A wealth of knowledge
With more than 20 years of communication consulting and writing experience, Richard has earned a reputation for delivering effective strategies and content for a broad range of communications projects. Name an industry and he’s probably helped a client simplify complexity or transform facts and ideas into easy-to-understand communication.
Before establishing his consulting practice, Richard held positions in business development, investor relations, finance and administration. He was the founding editor and publisher of Personal Finance Journal.
Skilled and creative
Richard has worked extensively with public and private companies, including industry leaders in the financial services, healthcare and resource sectors. Some clients were start-ups, others large international companies, but they all shared a common objective – clear, authentic communication.
His work has been published in BusinessWeek Online, TreasuryPoint.com, Business in Vancouver, Golf Magazine, Smallcapcenter.com, among others.
A collaborative approach
Richard works primarily as an independent professional, joining forces with graphic design and communication firms on large projects for companies located throughout North America and in Europe. Clients value his efficient, collaborative approach and his ability to transform facts and ideas into communication that informs, persuades and engages audiences.
When he’s not working …
Richard is an avid cyclist and aspiring guitarist. Born and raised on Vancouver Island, he lives in Vancouver with his wife, Janet, and with a golden retriever and two frighteningly large but fit cats. Richard holds a diploma in business management from the British Columbia Institute of Technology, is a Certified General Accountant and has continuously upgraded his skills with university level courses.