Anouk ARZUR: The IoT transition (local authorities & manufacturers), smart cities

A graduate of Paris X Nanterre-La Défense, Anouk Arzur holds a Master’s 2 in new technologies and information society law. After having begun her career in Orange’s Legal affairs and Public law department, Anouk joined Arcep’s Local authorities unit on 17 June 2013, tasked with tracking and assisting local authorities’ digital regional development efforts.

Hélène BOUT: The IoT transition (local authorities & manufacturers), ecosystem and value chain, workshop coordination

An engineer with a Masters in the Economics of markets and organisations from the Toulouse School of Economics, Hélène Bout spent three years working in a consulting firm as a senior consultant to leading private and public sector players on a range of issues, including infrastructure, media and usage. She joined Arcep’s Department of Economics and Forward-planning in 2015, with a first assignment of participating in the work being done on oligopolies at the European level. Today, she is involved in the work of the Economists’ club.

Jean CATTAN: use and protection of personal data, smart homes and buildings

Jean Cattan is a European policy officer at Arcep. He holds a PhD. in Public law, with degrees from the College of Europe (Natolin), EFB de Paris and the Universités Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and Aix-Marseille. Before joining Arcep in November 2014, he practiced competition law and worked as a lecturer and as a judicial assistant at the Conseil d’Etat. He is the author of numerous articles as well as a book on electronic communications law.

Julien DELMOULY: addressing, flexibility, security and resilience, workshop coordination

A graduate of ESIEE Management in 2004, Julien Delmouly began his career by assisting in transforming wholesale operator, e-téra, into a retail market operator for businesses. He joined Arcep in 2011 as a policy officer in the Enterprise market unit, before becoming its deputy head in 2014. He has been the deputy head of the Operators and Legal obligations unit since April 2016, in charge of issues relating to the IoT and OTT providers and solutions.

Nicolas DESMONS: numbering, security, resilience, smart manufacturing

A graduate of the Ecole Centrale de Lyon with a Master’s in Technology and Innovation Management from the University of Queensland in Australia, Nicolas Desmons began his career in 2007 at the information systems consultancy, ORESYS, where he worked as a consultant to enterprises in the banking, energy and public works sectors. Arriving at Arcep in June 2010, he joined the Licensing, Network security and Numbering unit, to work on portability and network security. In April 2016, he was appointed head of the Data-driven regulation unit, which is one of the key priorities identified during Arcep’s strategic review.

Marie FRANCFORT: use and protection of personal data, health and insurance

With a degree from Sciences Po (Political Sciences) Paris in 2010 and a Master’s degree in Public business law from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Marie Francfort began her career with operator, SFR. In March 2012, she joined Arcep’s Legal affairs department where she was in charge of broadband and superfast broadband network and market regulation. In May 2015, she was appointed deputy head of the unit in charge of Fixed network regulation, Net neutrality and Postal affairs. She is also Arcep’s “computing and freedoms” correspondent and, in this capacity, oversees the Authority’s compliance with the Law of 6 January 1978.

David LE CHENADEC: technologies and rollouts, flexibility, roaming, interoperability, workshop coordination

With a degree from Sciences Po (Political Sciences) Rennes and Telecom Bretagne in 2011, David Le Chenadec joined Arcep that same year where he tackled a series of issues: network security, mobile virtual network operators’ market access, economic modelling, net neutrality and the quality of mobile services. He joined the Internet of Things working group in 2015 to contribute to its analysis of new mobile network rollouts for the IoT, systems interoperability, market flexibility and national and international roaming issues. He also coordinates Arcep’s workshops on the Internet of Things.

Sylvain LOIZEAU: IoT project coordinator

A graduate from the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, Sylvain Loizeau holds a PhD. in Physics. He began his career at the military procurement agency, the Directorate-General of Armaments where he worked as an architect of self-protection systems for naval and naval aircraft platforms. He joined Arcep in 2014 with the main task of defining and conducting the procedure for allocating 700 MHz band frequencies to mobile operators. Since January 2016, Sylvain Loizeau has been the head of Arcep’s Department of Spectrum regulation and Equipment supplier relations.

Guillaume MELLIER: Head of the IoT project

Guillaume Mellier has been the director of Arcep’s Department of Fixed access and Local authority relations since March 2016. He began his career in 2005 as the head of national digital regional development support centre for CETE de l’Ouest (now CEREMA) in Nantes. He joined Arcep in 2010 where he was the head of the Capacity and Fixed telephony services unit before heading up the Mobile market unit. In 2014, he was appointed Deputy director of the Mobile access and Equipment supplier relations Department.

In June 2015, Arcep Chair, Sébastien Soriano, tasked Mr Mellier with heading up a cross-department project on the Internet of Things, which was identified during the strategic review as one of the Authority’s 12 priorities for 2016 – 2017.

Pascal SOULÉ: frequencies

Pascal Soulé is in charge of forward-planning for radio spectrum at Arcep. He is a graduate of Telecom Lille. Before joining Arcep, he held various positions at France Telecom’s National Centre for Telecommunications Research, CNET (Centre national d’études des télécommunications), notably in the field of mobile network development and validation.