OSEAN is sad to announce that Edouard-Olivier Renard, Principal of the CEESO/France, passed away in March after a severe illness. OSEAN sends its condolences to his family and friends as well as his colleagues at the school.
Edouard was a dedicated Osteopath D.O, Director and founder of CEESO and served OsEAN several years as an enthusiastic Vice-President and Board member.
After his graduation in physiotherapy in 1977, he became a member of the medical delegations and framing swimmers at the Mediterranean Games in 1979 (Split), and at the 1980’s and 1984 Olympics (Moscow and Los Angeles).
In 1990, Edouard-Olivier Renard graduated of Osteopathy from the British School of Osteopathy (London).
He founded the CEESO in 1991 and has since then been committed to an unconditional struggle for the recognition of Osteopathy as well as the development of high quality training.
Beside his teaching activities, he was the osteopath of the Opera de Paris ballet which has earned him nicknames such as "Edward golden hands" or "the ballerinas’ repairer".
As a man with a strong character, he liked things going fast. His dedication and commitment to Osteopathy will never be forgotten. Qualified osteopaths were and always will be trained through his work. He will be sadly missed.