Since 1990 in the Rail Industry, I had the pleasure to work for projects in eight different countries and 3 continents. I grow up in the Bombardier Transportation organization as a young engineer responsible for Reliability, Maintainability and Safety to become a Vice-President Engineering many years later. Even though I spend most of my career in Engineering, I had the opportunity to work a short time in Project Management and collaborate with key functions like Procurement, QA, Contracts, Operations and Product Introduction.
I would describe myself as preferring to be in the train and achieving the perfect product before it goes in passengers service then sitting in front of a computer. My many experiences in reliability and safety, design, driverless metro system, system engineering, standardisation, claim management and Engineering management had given me the opportunity to learn a lot and observe what happens almost the last 25 years in the Rail Industry. Ultimately, my greatest career experience was to be the leader of team that has created for China one of the best Very High Speed train in the world, the Zefiro 380 (CRH380D).
What makes us different in the Rail Industry? We are the only engineer creating a product that can go full speed in both directions of travel!