Richard Parker

Richard Parker

Chief People Officer, The Warehouse Group

Richard is currently the Chief Human Resources Officer for The Warehouse Group. Previously, Richard held a number of senior human resources and corporate legal roles at a number of New Zealand’s leading organisations. Richard began his career as a litigation lawyer at Chapman Tripp before moving to Fletcher Challenge as corporate legal counsel where he was involved in significant mergers and acquisition and corporate restructuring activity for the Forestry division. Subsequent to Fletcher Challenge he held senior HR roles at Telecom (now Spark) as General Manager, HR Service Delivery & Assistant General Counsel ER and then TVNZ as General Manager, People and Talent. Richard holds an LLB (Hons) and MPhil (Hons) from the University of Auckland.