Principal Consultant

As the Principal Consultant of RG Consulting Services, Richard Evans plays an active role in partnering with executive management and risk and compliance professionals in the design and delivery of highly effective learning strategies which meet both business knowledge needs and regulatory requirements.  He takes a people-based approach, building trust and respect from all as he takes them on their learning journey. 

Prior to establishing RGCS, Richard focused his attention on the area of legal and compliance education, having held senior positions as the Head of Legal and Compliance Education for both UBS Investment Bank and Deutsche Bank. In these roles he was an active senior member of global educations teams, where he led the build and implementation of legal and compliance education strategies across various divisions and offshore locations.

With a Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Education, and Graduate Certificate of Risk and Compliance Management, Richard is both passionate about and dedicated to adult learning and has a particular interest in the continued improvement of initiatives that build risk and compliance capability.


“Richard’s experience and expertise means he is able to make the complex simple and create innovative and engaging solutions. His greatest strength is his ability to connect with people from Boardroom level to entry level and all with that incredible sense of fun and joy.”

Sandra Casinader
Group Head of Learning and Capability, Westpac Group

“Richard has completely transformed our business from a habitual process to a visionary masterpiece in a very short period of time. Richard has the unique ability to see the bigger picture and to transform the worn and tired to the fresh and invigorated whilst taking the whole organisation on the change journey with him. Sometimes you just want someone to make things easy and that is definitely what he has done. He is a true master of his craft and a true leader of strategy for corporations who have been doing it the same way for years and really want a change!”

Milo-Arne Peady
Head of Academy and Education, AMP

“Richard’s delivery and enthusiasm makes any session he delivers a truly entertaining and worthwhile experience. He has managed to achieve what so many lack by making Compliance training not only informative but standing room only events!”

John Fogarty
Head of Compliance, South Asia, UBS

“Richard’s methodology is engaging and inclusive, ensuring your program is not a bolt on, but is integrated into the day-to-day workflows of your business. He has worked in the real world and understands the pressures that businesses and staff are under and ensures that your program is designed to address both regulatory and practical business requirements.”

Julian Fenwick
CEO, GRC Solutions

“GRCI values Richard’s skilled approach in the successful delivery of our initiatives, from key note addresses at our conferences to facilitating our nationally accredited programs. He has the expertise and personal skills to actively partner with the audience to adapt and extend the content to meet the needs that may emerge throughout the conversation he creates during the learning event.”

Naomi Burley
CEO, GRC Institute