Member, IOC Athletes’ Entourage Commission (2015 to Present)


President, International Federation for Sports Officials )


Law and Political Science, Universite Pantheon Assas (Paris II)


Appointed to the IOC AEC
Career Experience:

President, International Federation for Sports Officials (IFSO)

2015 to Present: CEO, XAW Sports Limited

2010 to Present: President, Association Française du Corps Arbitral Multisport

2009 to Present: Senior Consultant, Marsh

2009 – 2013: Deputy Treasurer, French Fencing Federation

1984 – 1988: Referring Commission, International Fencing Federation

1980 – 2000: Director, Gras Savoye

1977 – 1981: Treasurer, French Fencing Federation

Athletic Career:

Patrick was the former French fencing champion (Team – Foil) in 1967 and later transitioned into officiating. He was an international fencing referee (Foil Epee Sabre) and was selected by the FIE for three editions of the Olympic Games.

He was also the technical delegate for refereeing in Seoul 1988.

Awards & Distinctions:

Knight of the French Republic (Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur)

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