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  • Education - Ph.D. from Middlesex University, London, UK; a Masters of Law (LL.M.) from Columbia University, New York City; a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from McGill University, Montreal; and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) (Hons.) (First Class) from Simon Fraser University, Vancouver.

  • Professional Credentials - Rick was admitted as Barrister and Solicitor of the Province of British Columbia

  • His most recent books include Entrepreneurial Leadership: Finding Your Calling, Making A Difference (IVP, 2013) and Entrepreneurial Who's Who (Career Press, 2016). He has also published over 300 articles and blog posts.

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Rick Goossen


Dr. Richard (Rick) J. Goossen specializes in Christian marketplace & entrepreneurial leadership. Rick was previously CEO of M & A Capital Corp and worked with carefully-selected companies to provide in-house legal counsel, strategic planning, business development & advisory board leadership. He previously worked in Hong Kong for five years, with the largest law firm (Johnson, Stokes & Master) and a leading merchant bank (Hambro Pacific). He co-founded a property investment firm in Hong Kong that generated about $30 million in revenue per year.

Rick works full-time with Covenant Family Wealth Advisors (Vancouver & Toronto) (www.covenant.ca), as a Relationship Manager and Strategic Advisor. He is Chairman, Advisory Board, Entrepreneurial Leaders Organization whose purpose is to connect, equip and celebrate values-based entrepreneurs around the world (www.entrepreneurialleaders.com).

Rick is a professional public speaker who has had countless local and international speaking engagements in Europe, North America and Asia to leading universities, chambers of commerce, business groups, nonprofit organizations and churches. He has been MC, interviewer, keynote speaker, workshop leader and delivered sermons and devotionals.

He is Director, Entrepreneurial Leaders Institute, Wycliffe Hall, University of Oxford (https://www.wycliffehall.org.uk/), which has launched the "Entrepreneurial Leaders Programme.” He has taught as an Adjunct Professor (BBA and MBA programs) and Guest Lecturer at University of Oxford, University of Hong Kong, Columbia University School of Law, Regent College (Vancouver), Biblical Graduate School of Theology (Singapore), Ridley Hall (Cambridge), Life Pacific College (Los Angeles) and University of London. He has been a Visiting Professor at Judge Business School (University of Cambridge).