Rikki is a former country community lawyer and is a married father of four children living in the iconic Barossa Valley. He is passionate about the conservative cause and since leaving legal practice in 2006 has served in state and federal politics advancing conservative values. Rikki has been Senator Cory Bernardi's chief of staff since the Conservative Party was launched in February 2017.
As the Conservative Party's lead candidate for the Senate in South Australia, Rikki has the experience and capabilities to serve as a public advocate for Conservative policies with extensive media liaison, interview and public speaking experience. As a dual law-information technology graduate and regular user of social media, Rikki engages online with the broad audience of all ages. He blogs frequently about political topics at www.rikkilambert.com.au.
Rikki previously worked a lawyer in country practice in his hometown region of the Riverland, South Australia, handling criminal, civil, commercial and estate matters, and before that a commercial lawyer working in intellectual property and information technology law.
As an active member in his local community, Rikki also plays, captains and coaches football (soccer) for Barossa United in the FFSA amateur league and supports his children's football development at the junior club.