Dedicated to bringing the best global speakers the industry year after year,
here’s a look at just some of our incredible speakers for 2017.


Mr Khaled Abbas Sayed, Professor, Egypt National Institute of Transport

Mr Shahrin Abdol Salam, Vice President of Trains Planning and Capability Development, Smrt Trains Ltd

Ali Abdollahpour, Vice Managing Director, Tehran Urban & Suburban Railway Operation Company (TUSROC)

Mr Mohammed Al Hourani, Highway Design Expert, Federal Transport Authority

Mohammed Al Mahruqi, Project Manager, Oman Rail Co

HE Dr Abdulla Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure and Chairman of the Federal Transport Authority - Land & Maritime, Ministry Of Infrastructure Development, UAE

Hussain Al Saffar, Director, Roads and Transport Authority

Mr Juan Alfaro, President, RENFE

Mr Juan Alfaro at Middle East Rail 2017

Mr Salah Allouzi, Director General, Jordan Hejaz Railway

Mr Ayoob Aloshan, Financial Control Director, Saudi Railway Company

Mr Ayoob Aloshan at Middle East Rail 2017

Mr Abdulkareem Al-Yami, Regional Sales Director - ME, AVEVA Solutions

Mr Naji Atallah, Head of AEC, Autodesk Middle East

Mr Mamuka Bakhtadze, Chief Executive Officer, Georgian Railway

Mr Mamuka Bakhtadze at Middle East Rail 2017

HE Eng. Mahmood Baligh, Minister of Public Works, Afghanistan, Ministry of Public Works, Afghanistan

Mrs Laurence Batlle, Chairwoman of the RATP Dev Executive Board, RATP Dev

Dr Eng Getachew Betru, CEO, Ethiopian Railway Corporation

Khairani Bin Mohamed, CEO, Prasarana Rail & Infrastructure Projects Sdn. Bhd (PRAISE)

Carlo Borghini, Executive Director, Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking

Petros Chronopoulos, Structural Expert, Deutsche Bahn &, Qatar Rail

Mr Philippe Citroen, Director General, UNIFE

Mr James Cowan, President Greenbrier International & CEO GBW Railcar Services, The Greenbrier Companies

Martin Darbyshire, CEO, tangerine

Mr Simon Daum, Head of Strategy Passenger Transport, Deutsche Bahn AG

Mr Francois Davenne, Secretary General, Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF)

Mr Francois Davenne at Middle East Rail 2017

Mr Paul Denton, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Analytics, Progress Rail

Mr Bhekithemba Dlamini, Director Engineering, Swaziland Railway

Mr Josef Doppelbauer, Executive Director, European Union Agency for Railways

Mr Pieter Dorhout, Founder, Pieter Dorhout Consulting

Mr Pieter Dorhout at Middle East Rail 2017

Mr John Dottie, Deputy Director Operations, Nigerian Railway Corporation

Mr John Dottie at Middle East Rail 2017

Youssef Draïss, CEO, Casablanca Transport Sa

Mr Khaled el Din, Vice Chairman for Freight Transport, Egyptian National Railways

Mr Keir Fitch, Head of Unit Rail Safety & Interoperability in DG MOVE, European Commission

Mr Azzedine Fridi, General Manager, ANESRIF

Mr Daniel Glasswell, Contracts Expert, Qatar Rail Co

Julio Gomez-Pomar, Secretary of State for Infrastructure, Transport & Housing, Ministry of Public Works and Transport - Spain

Mr Gary Griffiths, President, Railroad Operations and Equipment, GCC Region, The Greenbrier Companies, Inc.

Ms Joy Grover, Marketing Manager, tangerine

Mr Jayanthaj Gunathilake, Additional Secretary - Engineering, Ministry Of Highways, Sri Lanka

Sir Peter Hendy, Chairman, Network Rail

HE Abdul Mohsin Ibrahim Younes, CEO of Rail Agency, Roads and Transport Authority

Mr Masaaki Ikeno, Senior Manager, East Japan Railway Company

Francisco Javier Flores Garcia, Director General for Mobility Infrastructure, Ministry of Territory & Sustainability, Generalitat de Catalunya

Francisco Javier Flores Garcia at Middle East Rail 2017

Mr Charles Kateeba, Ag. Managing Director, Uganda Railways

Mr Kumar Keshav, Managing Director, Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation

Mr Kumar Keshav at Middle East Rail 2017

Mr Niklaus H König, President and Chief Executive Officer, SwissRapide AG

Andreas Kronawitter, Head of IT-Strategy, Innovation and Architecture, Bls Ag

Bas Leermakers, Head of Technical Interoperability Department, Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF)

Bas Leermakers at Middle East Rail 2017

Mr Stephen Lines, Senior Commercial Manager - Red Line South Contract Administration Department, Qatar Rail

Rob Lloyd, CEO, Hyperloop One

Mr Richard Lockett, Head of Strategy, Research & International Affairs Unit, European Union Agency for Railways

Peter Lunden-Welden, Chief Executive Officer & President, Seoul Line 9 Operation Company

Nizar Madanat, Senior Director of Rail Vehicle Engineering, Los Angeles Metro

Paul Maynard, Rail Minister, Department for Transport, United Kingdom

Paul Maynard at Middle East Rail 2017

Mr Arash Mirzaei, Regional Director Middle East, DB International GmbH

Dr Mohammad Montazeri, Deputy Managing Director, Tehran Urban & Suburban Railway Company - TUSRC

Serge Montens, Technical Director, Systra

Mr Isaiah Okoth, Group Chief Executive, Rift Valley Railways

Mr Henrik Olsen, Chief Executive Officer, Copenhagen Metro

Joao Pombo, Associate Professor, Heriot-Watt University

David Quastel, Rail Safety & Regulatory Expert, Federal Transport Authority - Land & Maritime

Mr Mohamed Rabie KHLIE, Chief Executive Officer, Moroccan National Railways ONCF

Mr Mohamed Rabie KHLIE at Middle East Rail 2017

Mr Giuseppe Raso, Executive S&M Director, Thales

Mr Bello Roni, Deputy Director: Signalling and Telecommunications, Nigerian Railway Corporation

Mario Roznak, Managing Director, voestalpine TSSA / WS Service GmbH

Helmut Scholze, Partner, Roland Berger

Mr Ralf Charley Schultze, President, U.I.R.R.

Andreas Schwilling, Partner, Roland Berger

Andreas Schwilling at Middle East Rail 2017

Stephane Seguier, SVP Development, AREP

Stephane Seguier at Middle East Rail 2017

Galetlolwe Semenya, , Railways research specialist

Engr. Hadi Shallal Al Nakash, Director General of Railways southern Iraq /Basra, Iraqi Republic Railways Company

Mr Adesh Sharma, Managing Director, Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India

Mr Adesh Sharma at Middle East Rail 2017

Mr Adrian Shaw, SVP - EMIA, Aecom Ltd

Mr Ibraheem Sheerah, Corporate Control Director - Strategy, PMO, Quality & Risk Management, Saudi Railway Company

Sally Shellum, Head of Programme Development (Infrastructure Projects - Northern Programmes), Network Rail

Mohamed Siala, S, Libyan Railroads

Mr Howard Smith, Operations Director, Crossrail

Mr Mohamed Smouni, Director of the Development, Office National Des Chemins De Fer

Mr Sami Syed, Project Manager, London Underground

Mr Emmanuel Vivant, CEO, RATP Dev Transdev Asia & Managing Director, Hong Kong Tramways

Vladimir Vladimirov, CEO, Bulgarian State Railways

Mr Nathan Wiles, General Manager - Projects, Oman Rail Co

Dr Hanwei Yang, Engineering Director. Facility Engineering Dept, Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation




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