HOWARD ROSEN CBE studied law at Oxford University, qualified as an English solicitor in 1980, and since 1989 has led a boutique law firm, Howard Rosen Solicitors in Zug, Switzerland, specialising in international commercial and finance law, with a particular emphasis on rail finance. He is a regular writer, as well as a speaker and moderator at international rail conferences. Since 1996 Mr Rosen has been chairman of the Rail Working Group (www.railworkinggroup.org), a world-wide not for profit industry association which is dedicated to the implementation of the Luxembourg Rail Protocol to the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment.
Mr. Rosen is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales and the International Bar Association. He is Immediate Past President of the Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe (COBCOE – www.cobcoe.eu) and remains chairman of its Public Affairs Committee. He is also Managing Director of both Rosetrust AG, Zug and Aviation Advocacy Sarl, Nyon.
In the 2003 Queen’s Birthday Honours, Mr. Rosen was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to British business in Switzerland.