Robert (Bob) Ctvrtlik (stuh-vert-lik) has served in various capacities within the International Olympic Committee (IOC) since 1996 and has been involved in the Olympic movement since his days as an amateur and professional volleyball player. He also directs the worldwide IOC Athlete Career Programme, as a strategic advisor with Adecco, the world's leading provider of HR solutions.
Robert Ctvrtlik has served on the IOC Reform Commission, the IOC Environmental Commission and the IOC Marketing Commission as well as working groups for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, and the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Summer Games. He was also a founding board member of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
Robert Ctvrtlik was elected best volleyball player in the world by the International Volleyball Federation (1995). He participated in 1988 Seoul Games, the 1992 Barcelona Games and the 1996 Atlanta Games– achieving gold and bronze medals, respectively.
He graduated in 1995 from Pepperdine University (USA) with a degree in Business Administration. He currently works as the CEO of Veritas Investments LLC and serves on the board of directors of a multitude of profit and non-profit organizations. Robert Ctvrtlik lives with his wife, Cosette, and their three boys Josef, Erik and Matthew, on Balboa Island in Newport Beach, California.