Since the 1993 Contest Richard has been the Swiss French commentator for the Eurovision Song Contest. Richard was unable to commentate on the 1996 and 1997 Contests, and Pierre Grandjean filled in; however he returned to commentate on the 1998 Contest. Since the 2005 Contest Richard has co-commentated the event with other television presenters, and has co-hosted the contest with Nicolas Tanner since the 2008 Contest.
Currently he hosts various programmes broadcast on the Swiss French television station Télévision suisse romande including Miss Switzerland and various music competitions. He is married and has several children, he is a supporter of the foundation Terre des hommes.
- (in French) Biography at RTS Website