Philippe Defraigne

Director, Cullen International

Philippe Defraigne is a founding director of Cullen International, a company that monitors regulatory devel¬opments in telecommunications, the digital economy, media, the postal sector and competition law. He is an economist by trade and has spent the last 30 years analysing telecommunica¬tions regulation and market developments. Philippe started his telecommunications career as a researcher at the University of Namur in the 1980s. Between 1991 and 1994, he worked for the European Commission, where he was mainly involved in the legislative process that led to the adoption of the ONP Leased Lines Directive.