Dion Richmond started working offshore Scotland on drilling rigs around 1991 then at the end of 2000 came to Canada to work in the oil and gas industry. He now manages a recycling company in Calgary.

He has enjoyed an active lifestyle including marathons, rugby and various martial arts. During the downturn in the oil industry he found himself using the Airdrie Foodbank to supplement his income so when the chance arose to help the Airdrie Oilmen’s Association he decided to step up. He is looking forward to his second year fighting in this White Collar Boxing event to help the charities.