(Founder & Head of Emotional Intelligence)

Richard graduated from Loyola Marymount University – Los Angeles, California with a degree in Early Childhood Education Master Degree from Oxford University in History. He has traveled and studied around the world: Los Angeles, Loyola University Rome, Marymount University Bonn Germany and University of Bonn Oxford in England, Oxford University – Queens College.

Richard grew up in Los Angeles, California and Athens, Greece. As a full-time father of three boys, Richard is passionate about children and education and has been working for the last five years as a teacher and Director of Social Emotional Learning. Richard is also a play therapist with young children diagnosed with cancer at the Fundeni Hospital. He has over 10 years of experience with Mindfulness Parenting and teaching and has traveled the world to attend many courses, retreats and workshops in America, Europe and Asia, led by such imminent teachers as Jack Kornfield, John Kabat-Zinn and Susan Kaiser. His hobbies include music, guitar and tennis.

Work Experience:
Founder of Verita Group: January 2010 – present
Verita International School brings a new approach to education with emphasis on teaching children wisdom in life. www.veritaschool.ro
“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children” (Mandela)

Verita 4 All Foundation
Our main focus is on Children Educational Programs for orphans and underprivileged families. Education is one of the single most vital elements in combating poverty. Other important projects include: Helping children with cancer, the Elderly and Hospice Centers. www.veritafoundation.ro
“We cannot do great things on this Earth, only small things with great love” (Mother Theresa)