Chrystelle Richard has studied at the École Normale Supérieure, she has a degree in economics and management, and a PhD in management sciences. She teaches Financial Accounting. Her primary research interests focus on financial accounting, auditing and assurance services as well as new forms of economic governance (Public Private Partnerships, control of the finance industry). She has published articles in various journals including Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory and European Accounting Review amongst others. In addition, she has coordinated two collective books: Comptabilité, Société, Politique (Economica, 2012, Prix FNEGE 2015), with Marc Nikitin; and Finance: The Discreet Regulator (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), with Isabelle Huault.