With a PhD in mathematics and economics, Joëlle Toledano has had a dual career in academia and business. She began her professional life as a research associate with the CNRS, France's national research council, after which she was named Associate Professor of Economics at the Université de Rouen.
At the same time, Joëlle has held various positions of responsibility with computing and telecommunications firms. She was the Executive Vice-president of Alcatel TITN from 1987 to 1989, and later the Managing Director of CCMC Human Resources.
In 1993 Joëlle joined the Strategy Division of the French post office, La Poste, and in 2001 was named their Director of European and National Regulation. She then rejoined the academic world as a professor at the Ecole Supérieure d’Electricité (Supélec).
Joëlle Toledano has been a member of the ARCEP Board since her appointment in 2005.
She has written a number of scientific articles on topics relating to macroeconomics, the industrial economy and postal regulation.