Richard Giam is an award winning entrepreneurial fundraiser with over 22 years of proven track record in business development, sales, marketing communications and fundraising. He has spearheaded numerous successful fundraising and marketing campaigns for various organisations in Singapore. He works closely with family offices, business owners, funds, investors and high net worth individuals on various projects.
As a former Goodwill Ambassador for the Singapore Red Cross, Richard possesses a Master of Mass Communication degree from Nanyang Technological University and was awarded Pearson Education Gold Award for being a top student in the cohort in 2010. He obtained his Bachelor of Communication Studies (Hons) at NTU in 2000. He has had been recognised as the Winner of Best Personal Brand Award 2017 and is the author of ‘Fundraising Among the Giants - How to attract High Net Worth Individuals and Major Donors for Good’.
During his 18 years of corporate life, Richard has excelled himself in organisations such as MediaCorp, Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports, National Council of Social Service, Nanyang Technological University and Singapore Management University.
Besides helming Rainmakerz Pte Ltd, Richard provides advisory and consultation services to several organisations such as Shan You, Zao Inc Pte Ltd, Toff Technologies, Abiel Asset Management, IM Holdings as well as Biolabs Pte Ltd.
Richard is also a Certified NLP Practitioner, Certified Master Practitioner of Business NLP and Master Executive NLP Coach with an Advanced NLP Certificate in Emotional Intelligence. He is a Master Enneagram Coach and Administrator who possesses an Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA).