Roland Picard was the Director of the French national museums including the Louvre and a friend and work colleague of Laura Wilson.
He was killed by a car bomb by a government agent in the same tunnel that Princess Diana died in when he arranged a press conference to expose to the world of the 2012 apocalypse.
- He is named after director, Roland Emmerich.
- He was killed presumably by a government agent because if he exposes to the world of the catastrophe to come, it may cause civil unrest.
- He was played by Belgian-born actor Patrick Bauchau.