After a career of more than two decades with private and global leading publicly listed firms in Executive Search, Leadership & Organizational Consulting, Richard Vincent decided to pursue his career as entrepreneur. Back in his home country The Netherlands, he founded RIVIONT in 2017.
Richard is an international by nature and by nurture. Born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, he grew up in a small village close to Hilversum, Kortenhoef. Adapting to change and different cultures is also part of Richard’s DNA with parents born in former Dutch colony Indonesia and with a melt pot of roots out of The Netherlands, France, Germany, China and Indonesia.
Richard is married to Jacobien. Together, with their 2 children, they have lived for almost 10 years outside The Netherlands, in Singapore, Germany and Switzerland. As a family they enjoyed the international life. They gained experience living, working, going to school and playing sports with people from a melt pot of cultures.
Richard is passionate about sports as about leadership in sports, managing and leading teams to success. For some years he volunteered and helped the local football club with 1300 members with change, management and leadership further professionalizing the organization and involving its members actively. In his younger years he played top badminton in The Netherlands, now he enjoys his game of tennis at TV Bosch en Duin, in Zeist, The Netherlands.