Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Richard joined Schnitzer in March 2007 as Deputy Chief Financial Officer and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in December 2007. From March 2007 through December 2007, he also served as Schnitzer's Chief Accounting Officer. Richard was the Chief Financial Officer and a Senior Vice President with the multi-state energy utility, PacifiCorp, based in Portland, Oregon from 2003 to 2006. Previously, he served in a variety of executive positions with Scottish Power, the international energy company headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland, including Group Controller from 2000 through 2002, Head of United Kingdom Customer Services from 1999 to 2000 and Head of Energy Supply Finance from 1997 to 1999. Richard is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and he has a degree in Accountancy from Glasgow College of Technology.