Richard is an African impact entrepreneur. He envisions a world where every citizen is empowered as a participant for positive vibrant communities.
Recognized as the Orange African Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2013, a Crans Montana Forum New Leader of Tomorrow 2013, a Singapore International Foundation Young Social Entrepreneur 2013, a Yoxi Social Innovation Rockstar 2012, an Echoing Green Finalist 2012, a Global Top 40 Under 40 AIESEC Alumni 2011, an International Telecommunications Union Young Digital Innovator 2011, a Pearson Fellow for Social Innovation 2010 and a World Economic Forum-British Council Global Changemaker Fellow 2009.
VIVUS is a logistics, distribution and marketing company focused on developing appropriate, low-cost transport solutions and in improving supply chains of products enhancing the life of the base-of-the-pyramid markets in Ghana.
Taigoo is an initiative designed to promote the ownership of taxi cabs among disadvantaged and marginalized drivers in Africa starting with Ghana.
VIVUS has developed a mobile-based sales system enabling a near “zero-rot” trade of food staples and an innovative rural transportation system enabling the efficient micro collection of crops in Ghana
To provide a unique learning experience about Sustainability to 1000 youth in Bangalore to foster genuine skills & competencies that promotes sustainable habits and encourages activism in turn to their peers and community