Jean-Charles de Lasteyrie is a graduate of ESCP Paris and holds a PhD in Tax Law. He began his career with René Ricol for the firm of Calan-Ramolino where he was a partner from 1977 to 1986. Together, they founded with Gilles de Courcel, Ricol Lasteyrie in 1987.
He has been elected to the Conseil Supérieur de l’Ordre des Experts Comptables and was an active member from 2000 to 2004. During that period he was also President of the Club Fiscal des Experts Comptables. As vice-president of the FEE (Federation of European Accountants), he heads its Integrated Reporting Task Force. He is a founder members of the Association Professionnelle des Experts Indépendants (Apei) of which he has been elected president in May 2011.