Paris, 5 January 2005
On 4 January 2005, French President Jacques Chirac named Edouard Bridoux as member of the Board of Autorité de régulation des télécommunications (ART). Mr. Bridoux replaces Dominique Roux, whose term had just ended.
Born in August 1945, Edouard Bridoux holds a doctoral degree, and has been a university professor since 1975. He began his career in 1972 as a lecturer at the Université de Valenciennes, where he was named Dean in 1978. The following year, he joined the cabinet of the Minister of Universities, becoming Chairman of the cabinet in 1980. From 1986 to 1990, he was the President of the Amiens school board and, from 1992 to 1993, President of Ecole nationale supérieure d’ingénieurs de mécanique énergétique in Valenciennes, before being named President of the Reims school board (1993-1995).
He was technical advisor for higher learning and research in the Prime Minister's cabinet (1995-1997), then served on the executive board of Institut national de recherche sur les transports et leur sécurité (INRETS) from 1997 to 2000. Since 2002, he has been technical advisor for higher learning and research in the Prime Minister's cabinet.
ART’s board is composed of five members: Paul Champsaur (chairman), Edouard Bridoux, Jacques Douffiagues, Michel Feneyrol and Gabrie