Former founding president of France 5, RFO, then President of Radio-France.
Former Member of the European Parliament from 2004 to 2009
During his first mandate, he was chairman of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. During his second term, he was a member of the Committee on Culture and Education and the Committee on Legal Affairs. He chaired the Media Intergroup in the European Parliament. From 2014, he was vice-chair of the Legal Affairs Committee. He was very involved in the Copyright Directive and the Whistleblowers Directive. Jean Marie Cavada has also been very active in the drafting of the European RGPD.
President of iDFRights – Institute of Digital Fundamental Rights
President of the OGC des Droits voisins de la presse (DVP).