Performance figures for each account are calculated using time weighted rate of returns on a daily basis. The Composite returns are calculated based on the asset-weighted monthly composite constituents based on beginning of month asset mix and include the reinvestment of all earnings as of the payment date. Composite returns are as follows:

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Rick Goossen

BA(Hons), JD, LLM, PhD


Business Development

Rick Goossen

BA(Hons), JD, LLM, PhD

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 five years in Hong Kong with the 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 succeed.

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 social venture that focuses on connecting meaning-driven business leaders and equipping them to be more effective difference-makers in their communities.

Rick holds a Bachelor of Arts from SFU, a Juris Doctorate 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 foods?

    Smokehouse BBQ, Lucky’s Donuts

  • Favourite Movie?

    Casablanca (featuring Rick’s Café)

  • Best book to read on a long flight?

    Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

  • Best place to get a burger?

    Romer’s Burger Bar

  • Where is your dream vacation spot?

    Bali, Indonesia