Richard Charles, Writing Consultant, Connect Communication
Richard works as a consultant with clients who require support, coaching and training in workplace communication and business writing. With over 30 years' experience in Hong Kong and mainland China together with a Master’s Degree in English for the Professions, Richard has worked with clients as diverse as Cathay Pacific, CLP, DLA Piper, Hong Kong Clearing & Exchanges, Hong Kong Land, IBM, Li & Fung, Marks & Spencer, Moody's, ICAC, The Peninsula Hotel, Standard Chartered Bank as well more recently with government departments including the Legislative Council, the Monetary Authority and the Treasury. Academically, Richard holds a Master’s Degree in English for the Professions (Distinction) with a dissertation on workplace writing in Hong Kong. He is also a TESOL approved examiner for the University of Cambridge Business English Certificate (BEC), the International Certificate in Financial English (ICFE) and the Business Language Testing Service (BULATS) examinations.