Mr Jean-Christophe ROLLAND

Entry in the IOC 2017
Born 03 July 1968
Games Participated 1992, 1996, 2000 **

Mr Jean-Christophe ROLLAND



Master’s degree, Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, École Supérieure de Chimie, Physique, Électronique (ESCPE) de Lyon (1991)


EDF Nuclear Division (1993-2004): Eleven years as an engineer in nuclear power plants; EDF Commercial Division (2004-2009): Deputy Director of Local authorities market segment and then HR Director of a strategic regional unit (2009-2013); Management of the EDF partnership for the Olympic Games London 2012; International Department (Continental Europe Division) (2013-); Managing Director EDF Alpes Investissements

Sports practised


Sports career

Competed in three editions of the Olympic Games: Barcelona 1992 (4th place), Atlanta 1996 (bronze medal) and Sydney 2000 (gold medal) and participated in four Olympic Games editions as a World Rowing (FISA) Official; five World Championship medals: gold in 1993 (M4-) and 1997 (M2-), silver in 1994 (M4-) and 1999 (M2-) and bronze in 1995 (M2-); 18 French National Championship titles

Sports administration

Member (1994-2002) then Chair (2002-2011) of the World Rowing (FISA) Athletes' Commission; FISA Council Member as Athletes' Representative (2002-2011) and co-opted (2011-2013); FISA Executive Committee Member (2004-2011); FISA President (2014-)

IOC History

Member of the following Commissions: Youth Olympic Games Tripartite Working Group (2016); Sustainability and Legacy (2015-); Coordination of the Games of the XXXV Olympiad Brisbane 2032 (2021-)