Our People

Richard Gales

Human Resources Manager

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Richard Gales

Human Resources Manager

Dip Personnel Administration, Grad Dip Adult Education and Training

Richard is an experienced HR professional, having worked in the private, not-for-profit and government sectors. Before joining Trust for Nature he worked at Zoos Victoria. He is responsible for providing high-level HR services to enhance organisational effectiveness. This includes supporting managers and staff with recruitment and selection, employee relations, performance management, and learning and development.

Richard's love for the Australian bush stems from having spent nearly 30 years with the Scout Association, including bushwalks in the Victorian and Tasmanian high country. Outside the office, he enjoys travel, and voluntary work mentoring and helping migrants obtain employment.