Richard Gasparini began his career as a professional broadcaster in Windsor, Sault Ste. Marie, and Ottawa. He studied at Carleton University, University of Ottawa, Osgoode Hall and Bradford University. He obtained his PhD from Manchester Metropolitan University. He has been a lawyer since 1979. Since 2015 he has been the coordinator of the paralegal certificate program at Seneca College (Newnham Campus) in Toronto.
He is a Chartered Manager who also holds the CM designation from the Institute of Certified Professional Managers in the USA, and in Britain, he is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership & Management and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He is the co-author of “Canadian Law and Business Studies” (Canadian Scholars / Women’s Studies, ISBN: 9781773383019).