Philippe Fouquart

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Organization: Orange
Affiliation: GNSO
Region: Europe
Country: France
ICANNLogo.png Formerly a member

Philippe Fouquart is Senior Expert in Naming, Numbering & Addressing at Orange Labs Networks. He is the Former Chair of ICANN's GNSO Council and has been active in various industry groups, including the GSMA and ETNO, several Standards Development Organizations, such as the IETF and ETSI, and initiatives coordinated by national regulatory authorities.[1]

Career History

Since 2001, Fouquart has overseen numbering, naming, and addressing at Orange Labs. His department designs Orange's network architectures and provides technical support to businesses worldwide. Before Fouquart joined Orange, he worked as a software development engineer in the information systems department at Thales Group from 1998 to 1999. [2] He has been involved in technical and policy-related work in the internet technical governance and various international and regional organizations such as Standards Development Organizations (SDOs), specialized agencies of the United Nations, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and different industry groups.[3]

ICANN and Internet Governance Participation


International Telecommunication Union

Main article: International Telecommunication Union

  • ITU-T Study Group Vice-Chairman, Study Group 2 Operational Aspects, Nov 2016 – Present
  • ITU-T Study Group 2 Rapporteur Question 1/2, Jan 2011 – Present
  • ITU-T Numbering Expert, Jan 2011 – Present


Fouquart attended ENSIIE - École Nationale Supérieure d'Informatique pour l'Industrie et l'Entreprise from 1995 to 1997 and has a Master of Science (MSc) in Pattern Analysis and Neural Networks from Aston University.[4]

ICANN76 Playing Card Illustration

Philippe loves music and scholars so he is a bard character. He has a lute across his chest and is holding scrolls and has a bottle of ink in a pouch on his hip. He likes green so he is in greens and reds.