Hervé Clément

Hervé Clément is a French citizen, based in Paris. After statistical studies, he has worked within the Research & Development Division of Orange, formerly France Telecom, during ten years as network dimensioning and QoS Project Manager before joining the Numbering, Addressing and Naming Department in 2010.

Hervé is now Head of this Department and has the functional responsibility of the “ex so-called extra large” fr.telecom LIR. He has consequently the operational experience of the management of IP resources and AS numbers at large scale. Furthermore, Hervé coordinates at Orange Group level the technical policies strategy on Addressing issues expressed in international structures or bodies (RIPE, RIPE NCC and AfriNIC) and supports the LIRs within the Group (Europe, Middle East and Africa) regarding inter alia their relationship with their respective RIR.

Another mission of the Orange NAN Department is the contribution to the strategy with regard to Internet Naming. He closely follows the current technical ICANN issues (as DNS security) via for example the ICANN Internet Service Providers and Connectivity Providers (ISPCP) Constituency of which he is a member.

It should also be mentioned that Hervé is vice-chair of the European Telecommunications Network Operators’ Association (ETNO) Naming, Addressing and Numbering Issues (NANI) Working Group. In close relationship with the chair of the WG, he shares European information regarding Naming and Addressing current topics and drives relevant discussions within that Group.

Last modified on 14/01/2021