Richard Curia is a financial specialist with over 20 years' banking experience.
Richard has been providing specialist knowledge to the healthcare industry for over 14 years and has a substantial track record of success. His vast understanding of the finance requirements of those in the medical, dental and veterinary industry makes him highly valued by his clients for his insightful advice and attentive service.
Over the past fifteen years, Richard has gained extensive experience in complicated finance arrangements, including:
Structured financing options for the fit out of rooms at Murdoch Hospital/Wexford Specialist Centre and Joondalup Specialist Centre
Structured funding for the setup of Perth Veterinary Specialist and WAVES (specialist vets)
Practice set-up with multiple specialists, including property, fit-out, and equipment finance plus working capital
Goodwill acquisition for purchase of interest into medical partnerships/associateships
Practice premises acquisition for new set-up, relocation and expansion for specialist medical and veterinary practitioners
Richard finds great satisfaction in working with medical and veterinary professionals to achieve their business goals throughout their careers and provides them with finance to cover equipment leasing, property finance and practice purchase loans.
Prior to joining BOQ Specialist, Richard worked internationally as a business development manager for Barclays Bank in South Africa for six years. Richard is fluent in Afrikaans and takes his biltong very seriously.
Phone: +61 8 9231 6673
Mobile: +61 404 871 660
Address: Level 5, 111 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000
Read about how Richard has helped his clients below:
Dr Ashish Chawla
Setting up two clinics at once might sound impossible to some, but not for Dr Ashish Chawla. With the help of Richard, Dr Chawla was able to successfully establish one radiology clinic while he bought another one.
Dr Rajesh Kanna
Dr Rajesh Kanna could see the potential of starting a cardiology testing service. Two years later, he’s running four centres with more on the way. Read how Richard helped him achieve this.
Dr Jagadish Krishnan
Dr Jagadish Krishnan’s dream of owning his own practice seemed unlikely. Today, he owns 10 practices across Perth. Read about how Richard helped him make this dream a reality.
Dr Rob Hill
Dr Rob Hill dreamed of building a new veterinary hospital in Bunbury, Western Australia. With Richard Curia's help, his vision is coming to fruition. Read about how Richard structured a unique finance arrangement specifically for Dr Hill's needs.
Drs Shane La Bianca and Jeff Thavaseelan
Richard has worked with Perth urologists Drs Shane La Bianca and Jeff Thavaseelan for 12 years. However, the opportunity to purchase a new medical suite was their biggest venture yet. Find out how Richard was able to support their practice growth.
Professor Cliff Neppe
Professor Cliff Neppe credits BOQ Specialist for helping him gain his footing as a new immigrant in Australia. Find out how Richard assisted him with the purchase and fit-out of commercial premises to set up his private practice.
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