Early years Edit
Rischard was born in Luxembourg to Charles-Edouard Rischard and Huguette Navereau. He attended the University of Aix-Marseille where he received both a graduate and doctoral degree in Economics. Rischard also has a doctorate in law from the University of Luxembourg, and a Master's in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
Rischard joined the World Bank Group in 1975. In 1976 he became a project officer in the Industrial Projects Department and In 1982 he joined the Financial Policy and Analysis Department as a Senior Financial Analyst. In 1986 to join the Wall Street firm of Drexel Burnham Lambert as a Senior Vice-president for International Fixed Income markets.
- "Jean-François Rischard (speaker)". International Baccalaureate Organization. 2009. Retrieved 18 May 2010.