Memberships & Qualifications

  • Fellow Member, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS)
  • Chartered Machinery Valuation Surveyor (RICS)
  • RICS Registered Valuer
  • Fellow Member, Australian Property Institute (Inc.) (FAPI)
  • API Certified Practising Valuer (Plant & Machinery)
  • Member of WA & SA Regional Engagement Group – Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Guest Lecturer, Curtin University School of Business – Undergraduate Property Valuations
  • Past Divisional Councillor, Australian Property Institute (W.A. Division)

Professional Experience

With over 32 years professional plant, equipment, building & infrastructure asset valuation experience, Richard has worked for large multinational valuation firms such as the Rushton Group and Colliers Jardine, as well as managing his own valuation consultancy company for more than 10 years.

Richard is a founding owner of Griffin Valuation Advisory and has completed valuations for private, public, corporate, local, state and federal government agency clients throughout Australia and overseas. He has experience in a diverse range of industries, in particular he has significant experience in the mining & resource sector, specifically minerals processing & treatment plants, refining, smelting etc.

Richard’s valuation experience covers all basis of valuation including valuations for insurance purposes, loss assessment, financial reporting, tax consolidation, mergers & acquisitions, purchase price allocation, transactional advice, due diligence, rating and taxing, market, auction realisable, asset register reconstruction, asset audit/bar coding and reconciliation.

Richard is a guest lecturer at Curtin University School of Business and has been since 2003, to both Undergraduate & Postgraduate students and still continues to enjoy presenting these lectures to the future Valuers of the profession. He is also one of only two accredited assessors for the Machinery & Business Assets Faculty within The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in Australia and is also a current State Committee Member for the RICS in Western Australia. Richard has also served as a Divisional Councilor in the Western Australian Division of the Australian Property Institute (API).

What I do at Griffin Val

Managing Director | Head of Valuation & Advisory

The best thing about my job

The people I work with, meet and the places I visit (well most, not all the places I go!)

Career highlight

Valuing resort islands off Queensland and the World’s Largest Magnetite Iron Ore Processing Plant!

Given the chance, I’d like to do a valuation on

The world’s largest super yacht – Azzam

I barrack for

The Wallabies and of course the Western Force!

Dream holiday destination

The French Riviera or Lake Como

To relax I like to

Sleep, when my 2 beautiful boys are not awake!