Richard was appointed MD of Fund Channel in December 2010. Fund Channel is a joint venture company between Amundi Group and BNPP IP fully dedicated to fund distribution in Europe. Richard has an extensive experience in banking and asset management since 1981. He has held senior positions in sales, marketing, product development and client servicing with leading French and international organizations. He joined Amundi Group in 2000. His previous position was based in Riyadh as CEO of a joint venture asset manager in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia which he established and run from 2007 to 2010. He is a graduate of HEC in Paris (1979) and of the International Management Program from London Business School and New York University Graduate School of Business Administration (1979). He has lived and worked in the UK, USA, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and France. He speaks fluent French and English. Born in 1958, he is married with 3 children.