René Ricol

Independent Director

Nationality : French
Date of birth : 26 December 1950


Mr. René Ricol holds a Master's degree in economy, and is a certified public accountant and auditor.

After starting his career as a partner in accounting firms, he co-founded the financial expertise firm Ricol & Lasteyrie in 1986, which he chaired until its sale in 2015.

In 2018, he created the consulting firm Ricol Lasteyrie, which he chairs and within which he is more specifically in charge of strategy and crisis management consulting.

Mr. René Ricol has also chaired France’s national institute of statutory auditors (Compagnie Nationale des Commissaires aux Comptes) (1985-1989), the National Association of Chartered Accountants (Conseil Supérieur de l'Ordre des Experts-Comptables) (1994-1998), the Association of Financial Consultants and Experts (Compagnie des Conseils et Experts Financiers) and the International Federation of Accountants - IFAC (2002- 2004).

Finally, Mr. René Ricol has held a number of positions of public responsibility, serving as President of the French Trade Credit Observatory, President of the Agency for Business Creation, Chair of the advisory board of France Investissement, national Credit Mediator, then General Commissioner for Investment.

► Directorships and other positions currently held by René Ricol

In France :

Chairman, Ricol & Co
Chairman, Ricol – Lasteyrie
Director, Ricol – Lasteyrie Conseil
Member of the Board of Directors and Treasurer of the Institut Montaigne
Member of the Board of Directors and Treasurer of Fondation de la deuxième chance
Member of the Board of the Medical Faculty of Paris Sud
Deputy Chairman, Fondation de France
Director, Quartet Santé (non-profit)
Partner, SCI du 39 rue Houdan

Outside France :