Jean-Marc Janaillac holds a degree in law (1976) and is a graduate of École des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (1975) and École Nationale d’Administration (1980). From 1980 to 1983, he was chief of staff for the prefects of Finistère and then Val-d’Oise, then became chief of staff for the Secretary of State for Tourism from 1983 to 1984. From 1984 to 1987, he managed the French tourism services for North America in New York, before becoming Chief Executive Officer of Maison de la France, in charge of promoting French tourism abroad from 1987 to 1997. In this capacity, he was a member of the Board of Directors of Air France from 1989 to 1994. After working for AOM, first as Executive Vice-President and then as Chief Operating Officer (1997-1999), Jean-Marc Janaillac joined the Maeva Group, where he held the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer before becoming Chairman of the Paris Conventions and Tourism Office from 2002 to 2004. From 2004 to 2012, he was Chief Executive Officer for group development at the RATP (Paris public transport system), and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of RATP Développement. Jean-Marc Janaillac was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Transdev from December 2012 to June 2016, then held the office of Chairman of UTP (public and rail transport association) from 2013 to 2015. He was Chairman and CEO of Air France KLM from 2016 to 2018. Since October 2018 he has been senior advisor at the Roland Berger strategy consultancy firm, and was elected Chairman of the Fondation Nationale pour l’Enseignement de la Gestion des Entreprises (French Foundation for Management Education – FNEGE) in December 2018.