Place of birth: Stockholm
Astrological sign: Capricorn
Chinese astrological sign: Ox
Rickard was born in Stockholm and has, with the exception of a few childhood years in Africa during the Eighties spent his entire life within a few miles of the city center.
Rickard has a Masters degree in biology, specialising ecology and marine biology, also known as green biology, i.e. the kind where you can’t make big money developing pharmaceuticals. He also has a Masters in teaching, science of course, at upper secondary level. Both degrees were received at Stockholm University.
In 2004 Rickard made first contact with the business he is currently in when he became an employee at the market research company IMRI after trying his hand at numerous other jobs. Among the jobs he tried were janitor, office services, distribution and sales. Rickard came to Quattroporte in 2007 from his job as an interviewer and recruiter at IMRI.
Right now Rickard is enjoying the challenges and hardships involved with doing media monitoring and recruitment Quattroporte.
Areas of expertise:
– Media monitoring
Unerring ability to find bargains on rare books.
Scuba diving, photography and books.
1982-84 Lived in Africa for the first time
1991 Scuba diving certificate
2001 Field study for masters degree in the Philippines
2002 Masters degree in biology from Stockholm University
2010 Masters degree in teaching from Stockholm University
What do you believe in?
Science and poetry.
Who should work with Rickard?
Clients and co-workers who want thoroughness and intelligence and who don’t mind an occasional dose of sarcasm.