Our Team - Nigel Richards

Nigel Richards

With Canning since 1979
Nigel graduated in law and received an LLB with Honours, and has an MA in Education. He originally worked as a business lawyer before moving into global training and development.
Over the last twenty years Nigel has had extensive cross-cultural business experience as an expatriate, having lived in England, Italy, Japan, Thailand, and is now based in San Francisco in the USA. He has delivered workshops, coaching, and consultancy in over thirty countries, working in practically every business and professional sector.
Nigel pioneered setting up Canning in Japan, specializing in pre-departure training and business communication skills. He currently delivers workshops throughout North America, helping participants to present and influence for people who work globally, working with expatriates and multicultural teams.
In 2007 Nigel contributed as an author to a book on “Global Diversity” published by the Intercultural Press. He travels the world relentlessly to get first-hand business examples, and much enjoys sharing his lifetime experience and insights on communicating and working internationally in his training sessions.