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Marc Le Devendec

A veteran in the telecommunications field...






Marc Le Devendec



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Marc Le Devendec


+ 45 20 99 24 43



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Date of birth



08th July 1972

Maria Kirkeplads 2-3 tv, 1707 Copenhagen V, Denmark 















Since July 2012, Consultant in Frequency Management and Spectrum Engineering at Bolt and Yurdal Aps Consulting.

Support and advice in the establishment of regulations for European Telecommunication market.

Licensing and authorization regime for telecommunication systems and applications.

Participation to various ECC Project Teams dealing with the development ECC Reports...

Leading the development of compatibility studies for ECC Report 245 and ECC Report 253  resulting in the identification of the band 1350-1400 MHz for Wireless Microphones (see Recommendations 70-03 and 25-10). 

Training on Compatibility tool (SEAMCAT) and regulations in Europe.

Expert in SEAMCAT, following the development of the tool since 1998. 

Development of technical reports dealing with compatibility issues for specific requests.

Member of for various Technical Program Committees including ITST 2017 (Warsaw, Poland).




May 2009 – June 2012

Deputy Director at European Communications Office (


Support in the Management of the organization (Work Plan, reporting to the Council…)

Development of communication documents (Annual Reports, regulation in Europe)

Project Manager for the new web site (May 2011 - June 2012)

Support to the ECC (Electronic Communications Committee) project teams: chairman of a project team (SE24) and technical experts in others.

Establishment of templates for the ECC deliverables.

Organization of workshops dealing with the spectrum regulations in Europe

Participation to ETSI ERM, EBU EDP, EBU TA, ECC-ETSI meetings…


January 2004 – May 2009

Expert at ECO


Support to ECC project teams (SE24, SE27 and FM45 (Broadcast) …), maintenance of the corresponding web pages

Chairmanship of SE24, leading the development of ECC Reports

European technical expert for the conferences dealing with the introduction of digital television (Regional Radio Conference 2004 (RRC04) and RRC06)


October 1998 – December 2003

Spectrum Engineer at ANFR (French regulator)

Responsible for the Scientific Services and Unwanted Emissions issues

CEPT Coordinator for WRC-03 and representing the French position in international meetings

SEAMCAT (a compatibility tool for Mobile device): follow up of the group managing the development of the tool (contributions to the specifications, validations, and involved in the development of the first User Manual)

Attendance to various international meetings: CEPT and ITU-R meetings (Fixed Services, Scientific Services...), ETSI (standardization body)


March 1998 - June 1998

Trainee at France Télécom (CNET), Lannion (France) on characterization of optical matrix


July 1996 - August 1997

Trainee at Nortel. Support in the development of replies to call for tenders for the deployment of telecommunication networks in France (12 months in Courbevoie (France) and 2 months in Harlow (United-Kingdom)).





September 1995 - June 1998

Engineer diploma in Telecommunications at Ecole Nationale des Télécommunications de Bretagne


September 1997 - June 1998

Diplome d’Etudes Approfondies (DEA), Optical Communications at Ecole Nationale des Télécommunications de Bretagne





September - October 2015


Business Metrics for Data-Driven Companies,Duke UNiversity,US (on line course)


December 2014 – January 2015


Reproducible Research (using R), Johns Hopskins University, US (on line course)


June - July 2014


Microeconomics Principles, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US (on line course)


February – March 2014


Crafting an Effective Writer: Tools of the Trade, Mt. San Jacinto College, US (on line course)


June 2013

Training on SEAMCAT (compatibility tool for spectrum management)


July 2012


Training on Project Management (PMP) – guidance and technics of managing projects


September 2011


Training on Management – team working  (Supervisory Skill Workshop, organized by the United Nations  in Copenhagen)


June 2011


Training in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

October 2010


Writing English for a Global Audience


French (mother tongue)


English (fluent)


Danish (Prøve Dansk 3)



Various papers published while working for the ANFR or for the ECO relating to compatibility tools (see for example)

Involved in the development of the first User Manual for SEAMCAT (tool to assess the compatibility between different systems)

Leading the development of articles for the ECC Newsletter



Speaker in various conferences: ITU-D Regional Development Forums 2010 for the African region, Summer School in Spectrum Management for Radio Astronomy 2010…

Member of several Technical Program Committees for Intelligence Transport Systems Telecommunications conferences (see for example ICCVE 2015)

Organisation of meetings and of workshops dealing with the Regulations in Europe


Computer skills

Advanced user of Microsoft Office package


Advanced user of Matlab and Scilab (simulation tools)


Beginner in Java and R (a computing language to manipulate data bases)


 Volunteering activities











Driving License


Member and team leader at CPH Volunteers (more than 80 events since August 2013)


Huset (bar tender and selling of tickets), organizer of the Summer Festival 2015 (responsible for food and bars)


Café Sweet Surrender (bar tender), this Café is gathering funds in order to support social projects.


Various: CPH:Dox (Copenhagen film festival for documentary films), Buster festical (Copenhagen film festival for children)


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