The OP3FT is administered by a Board of Directors composed of three to nine members. All members of the Board of Directors are natural persons, carrying out their duties in a personal capacity and without receiving a financial counterpart. Directors act in an independent and neutral manner with respect to special interests, including those of legal entities in which they might hold a position, whilst respecting the founding principles defined in the OP3FT Bylaws.
The OP3FT Board of Directors currently has four members.
Amaury Grimbert, President
Amaury Grimbert, aged 53, is one of the two inventors of the Frogans technology. Since the start of the project, his focus has been on making sure that the Frogans technology remains easy to use, particularly for typical end users.
Amaury started his professional career in 1994 as a project director with the Accor Group, where he held a number of positions in the Training and Communications Departments. In 1996, he started working for the City Hall of Paris, reporting to the Deputy Mayor in charge of International Relations.
Amaury is currently Deputy CEO of the Frogans Friends Relay Registry S.A. company (F2R2) which he co-founded in 2019. He is also Deputy CEO of the STG Interactive S.A. company which he co-founded in 1999.
E-mail address: amaury (dot) grimbert (at) op3ft (dot) org
Alexis Tamas, aged 53, is one of the two inventors of the Frogans technology. Since the start of the project, he has coordinated the development of the Frogans technology, with a constant focus on ensuring the security and protecting the privacy of end users.
An engineer by training (Télécom Paris), Alexis started his professional career in 1993 by setting up a company specialized in new technologies. This led him to work with clients such as Orange (France Télécom), Philips, Thomson, Renault, Euronext, and the European Commission.
Alexis is currently President of the Frogans Friends Relay Registry S.A. company (F2R2) which he co-founded in 2019. He is also CEO of the STG Interactive S.A. company which he co-founded in 1999. He gave lectures at Télécom Paris, HEC Paris, and CELSA, the Faculty for Advanced Studies in Information and Communication Sciences, tied to the University of Paris-Sorbonne.
E-mail address: alexis (dot) tamas (at) op3ft (dot) org
Alain Martel, aged 62, brings to the Board of Directors his expertise and experience in corporate governance.
Alain started his professional career in 1987 as Training and Personnel Director with the Groupe E&B. He then joined MATIF SA as Head of the MATIF Training Division, before moving to the Paris stock exchange operator, where he worked as Marketing Senior Manager up to 2001. From 2001 to 2008, Alain was Head of Issuer Relationships for Euronext NV - NYSE Euronext. In 2008, he joined IFA, the French Institute of Directors, whose mission is to provide directors with information, training and expertise, in order to help them meet their governance obligations. Alain served as the IFA Secretary General.
Alain is an independent consultant since 2016. He helps businesses assess and strengthen their corporate governance and also helps directors apply a more professional approach when carrying out their duties.
E-mail address: alain (dot) martel (at) op3ft (dot) org
Khaled Koubaa, aged 49, brings to the Board of Directors his international experience in Internet governance.
Khaled is the Founder and President of the Arab World Internet Institute. He is currently a member of the United Nations’ Internet Governance Forum Multistakeholder Advisory Group, and Head of Public Policy at Meta. Earlier, Khaled was a member of the Board of Directors of ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers). Previously, Khaled worked as Head of Government Relations and Public Policy MENA at Google.
Earlier in his professional career, Khaled worked as an independent consultant for the non-profit and government sectors in the Middle East Africa region, promoting best practices in the use of information technology and providing strategic advice regarding how to choose and use the Internet and new media technologies.
Khaled founded the Internet Society chapter in Tunisia in 2006 and served as its President. He has also served on the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society.
E-mail address: khaled (dot) koubaa (at) op3ft (dot) org
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