René Ricol is the President and founding partner of Ricol Lasteyrie.
He has chaired France’s national institute of statutory auditors; the National Association of Chartered Accountants, the Association of Financial Consultants and Experts and the International Federation of Accountants.
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.
At Ricol Lasteyrie, he is in charge of strategy consulting and crisis management.
Master's degree in economy, financial expert and consultant, qualified accountant and auditor, former court expert at the French Court of Cassation.