Former Chairpersons

Anne Yvrande-Billon

ARAFER - 2017

Anne YVRANDE-BILLON was appointed Vice President of the French Rail and Road Regulatory Body (ARAFER) in November 2014.


In January 2018, she was appointed member of the OECD Network of Economic Regulators Bureau. Since April 2017, she sits on the French Ethics Commission for railways, and is the President of the “Club des Régulateurs” (Paris-Dauphine Foundation) since July 2017.

She worked previously at the French Competition Authority (2011-2014), first as a senior economist, and then as the deputy chair of the Mergers Unit. Prior to joining the French Competition Authority, she worked at the French Council of Economic Analysis, an independent advisory body reporting to the Prime minister.


She holds a PhD in economics from the University of Paris Sorbonne where she is Associate Professor in Economics since 2003. Her research and publications are mostly in the fields of economics of contracts and regulation of utilities, with a particular interest in the public transport sector.

Anne Yvrande-Billon was awarded the rank of Knight in the National Order of Merit in May 2016.

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