H.E. MR. Francois Richier is Ambassador of France to India. He presented his credentials to President Patil in 2011. Prior to his appointment to India he was Adviser for Strategic and Security Affairs at the Presidency of the French Republic. He has held senior level diplomatic roles at the United Nations, Berlin, Ethiopia, and Paris.
Mr. Richier graduated from the Institute of Political Studies and holds a degree in Law. He is an alumnus of the French National School of Administration.