Philippe Jacques Kradolfer was a member of the English Branch, Moscow Russia North District before his call as the mission president. He has worked as the Church's director of temporal affairs for Europe/Europe East Area. His callings have included branch president, regional representative, mission president's counselor, stake president, and high priests group leader. He was born in La Paz, Bolivia, to Mario Julius and Maria Teresa Vaccaro Kradolfer and married Regular Beatrix Stauble. Regula Beatrix Stauble Kradolfer has served as a Relief Society president's counselor, stake Young Women president and counselor, Primary president, and seminary teacher. She was born in Zurich, Switzerland, to Anton and Regula Adeline Bloch Stauble.
He and his wife, Regula, are the parents of four children, Michele, Yazmine, Melanie and Philippe Jr., whom the couple has reared close to the Church while serving in Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Mexico, and around the world.