Paquerette Girard Zappelli

Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, International Olympic Committee

Within her role at the IOC this has included: promote Ethical Principles and compliance amongst the Olympic Movement through education, interpretation and advice regarding Ethical Principles related to ethics, good governance and integrity in sport. Ensure compliance: if any failure to comply with Ethical Principles is suspected, to perform the initial compliance analysis and, in serious cases where the suspicion appears founded, to refer the case to the IOC Ethics Commission. Update of the IOC Code of Ethics as well as all the Implementing provision.Advices and support for the Olympic Movement with regards to the respect of the Ethics principle and fight against attempt to sports’ integrity

In her Judicial career she was Judge at the Tribunal de grande instance (first instance court) of Privas (France) – 1983 – 1984; Judge delegated to the Ministry of Justice – Direction of the Civil Affairs – Deputy-Direction of the international law : 1985 – 1992;Judge at the Cour de Cassation (Supreme Court) 1992-2002.Responsibilities within the Judges’ Non-Governmental Organisations. President of the European Association of Judges (EAJ) in September 1994, mandate renewed in September 1996. President of the International Association of Judges (IAJ) from September 1998 to October 2000.