Richard Ogier is an Australian journalist and consultant based in Munich and France

Sydney-born journalist and consultant Richard Ogier has been contributing from Munich and Paris to the Australian and international media for more than 20 years.

His work has been published since 2014 by The Los Angeles Times and The Chicago Tribune; The Globe and Mail and The Hill Times in Canada; Liberation in France; Handelsblatt in Germany; The Independent and EA World View in Britain; The Australian; The Sydney Morning Herald; The Age (Melbourne); The Canberra Times; ABC on-line; The Australian Financial Review; The Daily Telegraph (Sydney); The Herald Sun (Melbourne); Arena and the Crikey web site.

He was a correspondent in France, then Press Attaché, media and public affairs adviser, at the Australian Embassy in Paris reporting (internally) for the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, on French public policy and politics, sectoral trade, business and cultural issues. He wrote speeches, contributed to specific trade case and wider sectoral negotiations and handled the media aspects of visits by senior politicians to France and North Africa. In Australia, he was a News Limited and Australian Associated Press news-agency journalist.

Richard Ogier was educated at Flinders University and the University of Adelaide, from where he has a degree in politics, and at the University of Nantes in France. He is currently a student of the University of Cambridge.

Richard co-edited the University of Adelaide newspaper and was a byline in the main South Australian daily when still an undergraduate, writing about jazz and contemporary music.

Richard Ogier is an Australian journalist and consultant based in Munich and France

Sydney-born journalist and consultant Richard Ogier has been contributing from Munich and Paris to the Australian and international media for more than 20 years.

His work has been published since 2014 by The Los Angeles Times and The Chicago Tribune; The Globe and Mail and The Hill Times in Canada; Liberation in France; Handelsblatt in Germany; The Independent and EA World View in Britain; The Australian; The Sydney Morning Herald; The Age (Melbourne); The Canberra Times; ABC on-line; The Australian Financial Review; The Daily Telegraph (Sydney); The Herald Sun (Melbourne); Arena and the Crikey web site.

He was a correspondent in France, then Press Attaché, media and public affairs adviser, at the Australian Embassy in Paris reporting (internally) for the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, on French public policy and politics, sectoral trade, business and cultural issues. He wrote speeches, contributed to specific trade case and wider sectoral negotiations and handled the media aspects of visits by senior politicians to France and North Africa. In Australia, he was a News Limited and Australian Associated Press news-agency journalist.

Richard Ogier was educated at Flinders University and the University of Adelaide, from where he has a degree in politics, and at the University of Nantes in France. He is currently a student of the University of Cambridge.

Richard co-edited the University of Adelaide newspaper and was a byline in the main South Australian daily when still an undergraduate, writing about jazz and contemporary music.