Frédéric Jollien is born in Switzerland in Wallis county. After his graduation from a bilingual school of commerce he went into the army. He graduated as an officer and was responsible for the accounting of a battalion. He worked as primary school teacher for 5 years. He founded Swiss Students for Liberty, worked also for the Liberal Institut and was engaged in swiss politics. He decided to change his professional track and went to Prague at the CEVRO Institute to finish his masters degree in economics and politics.