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33 years in Railway Business Leadership

59 ans


The invention of the full automated metro, in France 50 years ago (by Prof. Gabillard) and the construction by the French MATRA Company is becoming a revolution in the transport sector. Being strongly CAPEX and OPEX efficient also planet respectful, each town is wishing to get one. The potential market for rail transport is exponential! My ambition is to continue to develop rail transportation more and more automated and digitized as well as automated urban railway all over the world: Designing, Financing, Building and Operating.
- 34 years of International Experience in Railway Business Administration, Management & Development
- High expertise and understanding of the international Railway Transport Market opportunities and development
- Strong capacities to understand anticipate and integrate Innovation and Digital
- World Experience: France (Paris, Lyon, Lille, Bordeaux, Rennes...), England (London, Nottingham,
Folkestone...), Switzerland (Lausanne...), India (Hyderabad, Delhi...), Australia (Sydney, Melbourne...), Middle East (Dubai, Riyadh, Doha...), China (Shanghai, Beijing...), Canada (Montreal, Toronto...), Africa (Abidjan, Gabon, Senegal...), USA (Los Angeles, Washington DC, St Francisco, Las Vegas...)
- UITP Automated Urban Railway Systems Referent Expert
- SYNAPSES, SNCF Expert Level IV (Research Innovation & Sustainable Transport)
- Railway Transport Referent System Expert to the French Government Transport Ministry for the automated metro Grand Paris Express
- Technical Referent Advisor to the 'Hyperloop One' Company for the Hyperloop Project
- Safety Legal Expert in Railway Public Transport for the French Government Legal Tributes
- Le Marquis Who's Who in the World 2017-2018
- Judo/jiu-jitsu (black belt)

Expériences professionnelles

International director, urban railway business

Keolis , Paris - CDI

De Octobre 2010 à Aujourd'hui

KEOLIS, Paris (France)
60’000 employees; 3.6 Billion Passengers/year; €6.4 Billion Turnover

- Administration & Management of the International Urban Railway Systems Business Development
- Above 100 Million contracts/year - 200 Systems Experts (Conception, Operation & Optimization)
- International Support for KEOLIS Railway Transport Systems Development: London, Sydney, Melbourne, Wuhan, Dubai, Boston, Hyderabad, Boston, Melbourne, Abidjan, Paris, Riyadh, Doha…)
- Business Industrialization management: Operation, Maintenance, Purchasing, DLP & LCC management
- Business Innovation management: CBTC Technology and Automated Operation Enhancement

Managing director, lausanne metro

Transports Lausannois , Renens 1

De Janvier 2006 à Octobre 2010

Transports Lausannois (tl) Company, Lausanne (Switzerland) ;
1’000 employees; 75 Million Passengers/year; CHF150 Million Turnover
- Administration and Management of the all business associated to the first driverless metro in Switzerland (Alstom; CBTC GoA4; CHF750 M):
- Business preparedness (Organization, Budget, Recruitment, Training; Change Management, Procedures, Testing & Commissioning, Trial Run, Administrative Authorization, DLP and improving management
- Business launching: Transport Service Delivery, Operation, Maintenance, Marketing, Commercial, DLP
- Management of a study to double the capacity of the metro transport system (CHF100 Million CAPEX)

Railway operation and infrasturcture director

Getlink (ex Groupe Eurotunnel) , Paris - CDI

De Juin 1992 à Décembre 2005

EUROTUNNEL, London/Folkestone (UK)
€15 Billion project; 3’500 employees; 300 Million Passengers/year; €800 Million Turnover

2003 - 2005: Deputy Director Railway Operations, (2'500 staffs; Budget €450 Million)
- Support to the Administration and Management of the all Service Delivery Business
- Major change management for of the all O&M Organization

2001 – 2003: Railway Projects Director, (10 stakeholders / €3 Billions)
- Management of two Major Railways Transport System Projects (TVM 430 / €300 Million / €2.4 Billion)
- Work coordination of 60 experts’ suppliers (Alcatel, Alstom, Alten, Technicatome, Thalès, Systra…)

1996 – 2000: Railway Safety Director, (30 p / FF30 Million Budgets)
- Conception, Introduction & Management of the first International Railway Policy (World best practices based)
- Safety business management including the Bi-national Commission (UK/France
- ‘High Speed International Railway Group’ management :Eurotunnel, SNCF, SNCB, EUKL, EWSI, DB, NS

1994 – 1996: Railway System Safety Audit Manager (25 p / FF23 Million Budgets)
- Conception, Introduction & Management of the first International Railway Audit referential (based on ISRS)
- Audit business management with the aim to improve safety, operational performances and cost efficiency

1992 – 1994: Railway Control Centre Manager (60 p / FF25 Million Budgets)
- In charge of managing the Railway Control Centre:
- OCC preparedness: Working Organization & Rosters, Budgets, Recruitment, Training & Certification, Procedures & (Writing/validation), Testing & Commissioning, Timetable conception, Trial Run
- OCC Commercial launching: Transport Service Delivery, DLP and improvement management

Metro operations manager

RATP (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens) , Paris cedex 12 - CDI

De Avril 1984 à Avril 1992

RATP; Paris (France)
50’000 employees; 3.6 Billion Passengers/year; €5 Billion Turnover

1987 – 1992: Metro Change Management Manager
Major change management involving 6’000 station staffs with introduction of automated ticket selling: new missions, news jobs, new organization to improve quality, safety and productivity

1984 – 1987: Metro Operation Manager
Management of the real time business transport of automatic metro line (GoA2): Transport Service Delivery, Ticket sailing and checking… (40 trains; 200 staffs; 250’000 pas/day

Military officer

608ème CARM (Logistic Support Company); Rastatt (Germany) , Rastatt - VIE

De Décembre 1982 à Décembre 1983

Management of Security, Lorry Driving training and real estate Infrastructures maintenance

Formations complémentaires

Engineer Diploma

CESI Paris - Engineering & Industrialization; Project/s & Affairs management)

1990 à 1992

Engineer Diploma, CESI Paris (Engineering & Industrialization; Project/s & Affairs management)

Head of Metro Operation

RATP Paris Underground School - Metro Transport Business Management

1984 à 1985

Head of Metro Operation, RATP Paris Underground (Metro Transport Business Management)

Military Officer

ESAM Bourges French Army School (Logistic Support to Land Forces) - Logistic Support to Land Forces)

1982 à 1983

Military Officer, ESAM Bourges French Army School (Logistic Support to Land Forces)

Parcours officiels



Allemand - Technique

Anglais - Courant

Arabe - Notions

Français - Langue maternelle

Espagnol - Notions


Ready for a CEO position
Metro Driverless
international business development
Automated Metro Transport Expert
Military Strategy and Management

Centres d'intérêt

  • Sailing
  • Jogging
  • Moto
  • Tennis