Richard has practiced real estate and estate planning law for over 25 years. He is the founder of Bell Alliance Lawyers & Notaries Public based in Vancouver, BC and co-founder of Avesdo, in Toronto, Ontario. His passions include technology, helping others, his family and his dogs. In addition to World Housing, he supports a number of local charities and currently sits on the Board of the Small Housing B.C. and was past Chair of the Arts Club Theatre Company. In December 2015, Richard joined World Housing as an Ambassador and since has been instrumental in growing our donor family through his deep connections within the business community. As a Founder and member of the Board, Richard continues to be an inspiring leader of social change for World Housing.