Rick Osborn was born in Sydney in 1943. He graduated from the University of NSW with a Commerce Degree in Economics, and went on to spend thirty years in the advertising industry. During his career, Rick was the managing director and subsequently chairman of George Patterson Sydney, Australia's largest advertising company at the time. Rick currently enjoys a very active retirement, travelling extensively within Australia and overseas. He divides his time between the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney and Hervey Bay on Queensland's Fraser Coast.