Ferdinand Richard is director/founder of the AMI association Marseille – a local cultural development platform, which is the organisationÂ in charge of Dynamo incubator for cultural businesses in Marseille. A.M.I. exists since 31 years, and Dynamo exists since 8 years
From 1996 to 1999 he was president of the European Forum for the Arts and Heritage, Platform of European cultural networks (now Culture Action Europe).
From 2010 to 2015, he was the first coordinator of the panel of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity of UNESCO.
Ferdinand Richard is the current president of the Roberto Cimetta Fund.
He is also a board member of the Observatory of Cultural Policies since 2009.