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Rick Goossen

LLB, LLM, PhD

Business Development

Rick Goossen is a member of Nicola Wealth’s Business Development team. He brings with him an extensive background in the finance and legal industries, including spending five years in Hong Kong with Hong Kong’s largest law firm and a merchant bank.

Rick has extensive experience with high net worth individuals and families, working with them in both a financial and governance capacity. He thrives on understanding the business and entrepreneurial journey of individuals and families and then using creative and strategic thinking skills to help them overcome challenges.

Prior to joining Nicola Wealth, Rick advised on transition and succession planning, philanthropy, corporate governance and strategic planning with the high net worth segment.  Rick is also the Chairman and Founder of Entrepreneurial Leaders Organization (ELO) which is a BC registered non-profit organization that focuses on connecting faith-based business leaders and equipping them to be more effective difference-makers in their communities.

Rick holds a Bachelor of Arts from SFU, a Bachelor of Law from McGill University, a Masters of Law from Columbia University in New York City and Doctor in Philosophy from Middlesex University in London, England.

Question & Answers

  • Favourite music genre?

    Gospel

  • Favourite Movie?

    Casablanca (featuring Rick’s Café)

  • Favourite restaurant in Vancouver?

    The Boat House

  • Best place to get a burger?

    Romer’s Burger Bar

  • Where is your dream vacation spot?

    Bali, Indonesia