Rik is General Manager of MediaWorks Queenstown, Wanaka and Central Otago, operator of eight radio stations and digital platforms in the region. A passionate advocate of Queenstown and all it has to offer, Rik has a strong desire to see local businesses in the region succeed.

With over 20 years media experience, Rik was National Programme Director of RadioLIVE in Auckland prior to his move south. Rik moved to Queenstown 3 years ago with wife Kat who is GM of Jucy Southern Lakes.