Proposed by the members of the Board of Directors at the Board meeting of 14 March 2019, Adolphe Colrat was appointed President of the Agency by decree of the President of the Republic dated 09 May 2019.
A former student of the Ecole Normale Supérieure in the rue d'Ulm, the Institute of Political Studies in Paris (1979) and of the National School of Administration, Adolphe Colrat is the new Chairman of Andra's Board of Directors.
Currently Inspector General of Finance in extraordinary service charged with a mission of prefiguration of the Public Institution of national industrial and commercial character of Mont-Saint-Michel, he previously occupied the functions of Prefect of Alpes-Maritimes from 2013 to 2016.
He has also held various posts of prefects (Manche, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Ardennes) throughout his career. From 2008 to 2010, he was High Commissioner of the Republic in French Polynesia. He has also held various positions in the central administration of the Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry of Overseas Territories
« "Andra is very much involved in the territories on which it is established. A special bond has been developed over the years with them and especially with all local forces. I wish to contribute to maintaining this dynamic and to getting involved in the dialogue and support of these territories. " »