Author and Photographer
The Matthieu Ricard Happiness Keynotes create a sense of peace within an intense environment. Ricard's philosophy on life revolves around well-being and happiness, which many should take note from.
Ricard who is now Buddhist monk, strives for beauty in everyday life and searches for a joyful state of mind and being. Ricard is French born but now resides in Nepal, where he focuses his passions on writing and photography. He began on a very different path however, and for many years worked towards a Ph.D. degree in molecular genetics. He dropped this though, and decided to focus his life on Buddhism.
Ricard is most well known and seen in appearances at the World Happiness Forum.