de La Raudière new Arcep Chair
January 29, 2021
By Colin Mann
Laure de La Raudière has been appointed as the new Chair of France’s communications regulator Arcep for a six-year term, by an Order published in the Journal Officiel of January 28th 2021.
A graduate of the École Normale Supérieure, and a telecommunications engineer, de La Raudière began her career with France Telecom – Orange in 1990 where she held a series of positions. After having been an associate in a data mining start-up, Pertinence Data Intelligence, in 2003 she founded Madisy-Conseil, then became executive director of Navigacom, two ICT consulting firms whose core clientele is large ‘user’ enterprises.
de La Raudière has been the Deputy for the Eure-et-Loir (Agir Ensemble) since 2007, and a member of the National Assembly Economic Affairs Committee. Strongly committed to the multifarious issues surrounding digital technology, she was a co-rapporteur for several information reports. Since 2018, she has been the co-chair of the National Assembly’s ‘Cybersecurity and Digital Sovereignty’ parliamentary task force.