- Recipient of Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 with other two local scientists as part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The IPCC is a leading international body for the assessment of climate change.
- Retired from the Canadian government after 35 years of service as a senior research scientist (Natural Resources Canada – Great Lakes Forestry Centre) – Holds degrees in math, physics and ecology (a PhD from University of British Columbia).
- Have been playing tennis with Charlie Baek for more than 15 years since 2007 – Tennis Doubles Champions of Northern Ontario Tennis Classic Tournament in Canada in April 2019 at the division of Men’s 6.0 with Charlie Baek
- Richard Fleming and Charlie Baek has contributed to the tennis community by organizing various tennis events including the first Tennis Singles Summer League and Tournament in 2020 and working for the City Tennis Association.
Richard Fleming advises on the natural environment of Canada, work & life balance and community activities.