B.C. Yen holds an MA in civil engineering from the University of Texas and a BA in civil engineering from National Cheng Kung University. With over 40 years’ experience in the transportation industry, he is one of a few transportation professionals in Taiwan to have held executive positions both at the Taipei and Kaohsiung Rapid Transit Corporations, as well as the Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation.
Having served as Director and Vice President of the Taipei Metro, and later as Chairman and President of the Metro Consulting Service Ltd., Yen’s work spans across the planning, design, construction, testing, and operations stages of metro systems, as well as expert consultation thereof. With this rich practical experience and expertise in railway system operations and transportation network analysis, Yen has been serving as President of the Taipei Metro since 2015 until present.