All-Star Speaker List







All speakers confirmed for World Rail Festival


Michael Acosta, Senior Director - Commercial Planning, VIA Rail Canada

Michael Acosta | Senior Director - Commercial Planning | VIA Rail Canada » speaking at World Rail Festival

Mark Anderson, Head of Commercial Innovation, Go Ahead Group

Andrew Anderson, Head Of Transformation Portfolio - Payments, Transport for London

Jerry Angrave, Customer Experience Director, Empathyce

Juan Antonio Cuesta, Director, E.C.O. Rail S A

Kathrin Apfelthaler, Business Analyst, OEBB Personenverkehr AG

Ionut Badea, Senior Order Standards Manager, IATA

Thomas Barroca, Head Of Revenue Management, Tgv Atlantique And Ouigo, SNCF

Markus Basler, Director Digital Business, SBB

Kurt Bauer, Head Of High Speed And Long-Distance Services, O.B.B. - Personenverkehr A.G.

Linas Bauzys, Chief Executive Officer, Passenger Rail, Lithuanian Railways

Tanya Beckett, Broadcaster, Public Speaker And Communications Advisor, BBC

Laurent Bellan, Chief Information Officer, Eurostar

Stefano Benazzo, President, WATTRAIN

Stefano Benazzo | President | WATTRAIN » speaking at World Rail Festival

Jaap Bierman, Chief Executive Officer, HTM Personenvervoer

Jaap Bierman | Chief Executive Officer | HTM Personenvervoer » speaking at World Rail Festival

Sezer Bilen, Partner Manager Wifi, Deutsche Bahn

Michel Binette, Senior advisor Wireless communication, VIA Rail Canada

Spero Blassoples, Technology Architect, Heathrow Express

Fredrik Blomberg, Chief Revenue Officer, MTR Express

Elodie Bongrain, Design Lead, Fjord, Part of Accenture Interactive

Helena Bononi, World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)

Helena Bononi |  | World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) » speaking at World Rail Festival

Malin Boshuis, Head Of International Strategic Partnerships, SJ AB

Malin Boshuis | Head Of International Strategic Partnerships | SJ AB » speaking at World Rail Festival

Nicolas Bosmans, Manager, Fraud And Payments, Oui.Sncf

Dragos Botin, Product Manager - iQ Railway, iQuest Group

Kai Brandes, ..., Deutsche Bahn

Esther Bravo Barquero, Programme Manager, Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking

Clodagh Buckley, Commercial Relationships Manager, Transport for Greater Manchester

Thandeka Buthelezi, Executive Manager Customer Services, PRASA

Scott Thomas Butler, Managing Director, Mobility, North America, Accenture

Eric Campbell-Westlind, Head Of Revenue Optimisation, LNER - London North Eastern Railway

Armando Carillo Zanuy, Secretary General, Eurnex

Zuzana Cechova, Director Of Pricing And Marketing, Ceske Drahy

Zuzana Cechova | Director Of Pricing And Marketing | Ceske Drahy » speaking at World Rail Festival

Daniel Charles, Head Of Retail, Network Rail

Damien Chin, Project Manager, Taipei Smart City Project Management Office

Anthony Christie, Wi-Fi Project Manager, Iarnrod Eireann

Nick Clarke, Head Of Revenue, Grand Central Railway Company Limited

Stefan Costeur, Digital Sales And Marketing, NMBS-SNCB

Louise Coward, Head of Insight, Transport Focus

Louise Coward | Head of Insight | Transport Focus » speaking at World Rail Festival

Valeria Croce, Manager International Affairs & Insights, Eurail BV

Dax Cross, Chief Executive Officer, Revenue Analytics

Fulvio D'Aloia Cascone, Travel and Transport Industry Leader, IBM

Fulvio D'Aloia Cascone | Travel and Transport Industry Leader | IBM » speaking at World Rail Festival

Pete Daykin, Co-Founder, Wordnerds

Jean-Philippe De Rek, Managing Director, Thales Revenue Collection Systems

Sebastiaan De Wilde, Director Real Estate, NS Stations

Pierre-Olivier Desmurs, Managing Director, Accenture

Pierre-Olivier Desmurs | Managing Director | Accenture » speaking at World Rail Festival

Kirsty Dias, Managing Director, PriestmanGoode

Keith Dierkx, Director And Global Industry Leader - Rail, Freight And Logistics, IBM

Suzanne Donnelly, Commercial Director, LNER

Suzanne Donnelly | Commercial Director | LNER » speaking at World Rail Festival

Stephane Druet, Senior Vice President, Global Head Of Marketing, CellPoint Digital

Hendrik Dueringer, Head Of Revenue Management, Deutsche Bahn AG

Carles Casas Esplugas, Director, Strategic And Prospective Planning, Ferrocarrils De La Generalitat De Catalunya

James Eyton, Chief Financial Officer, Seatfrog

Keir Fitch, Head of Unit, Rail Safety & Interoperability, European Commission

Ryan Flaherty, Managing Director, Serco Caledonian Sleeper

Arne Fosen, Executive Vice President, Trains, Vy

Richard Fussey, Sr Director Solution Strategy, JDA Software

Angela Gainsford, Director, Gainsford Elliott Associates

Jenny Gejke, Head Of Digital Channel Development, Swedish Rail

Alban Gelix, Business Development Manager, BlaBlaCar

Mars Geuze, Co-Founder And Chief Commercial Officer, Hardt Hyperloop

Mars Geuze | Co-Founder And Chief Commercial Officer | Hardt Hyperloop » speaking at World Rail Festival

Gillian Gillet, Program Manager - California Integrated Mobility, Caltrans

Danilo Gismondi, Senior Vice President - Head Of It Trenitalia, FS Technology S.p.A

Nicole Goebel, Managing Director, Accenture

Veronika Görtz, Head Of Strategic Pricing And Marketing Projects, Deutsche Bahn

Rebecca Goulding, SME Manager, Connected Places Catapult

Iain Griffin, Chief Executive Officer And Founder, Seatfrog

Jeremy Haskey, Chief Architect, Nomad Digital

Johan C Haveland, Director Of Passenger Transportation, Bybanen

Claire Hennebel, Head Of Revenue Optimisation, Virgin Trains

Claire Hennebel | Head Of Revenue Optimisation | Virgin Trains » speaking at World Rail Festival

Lenka Hennessy, Senior Director Of Product Development And Customer Experience, Amtrak

Duncan Henry, Head Of Ticketing, Rail Delivery Group

Maria Hofberg, Director Of Revenue Management, Pricing And Product, SJ AB

Simon Holmes, Group Head Of Digital Communications, FirstGroup Plc

Jani Jääskeläinen, Head Of Business Solutions, VR Group

Chris James, Subject Matter Expert - RMS Integration, London North Eastern Railway

Robert Jan Ter Kuile, Strategic Adviser, G.V.B.

Mats Johannesson, Chief Executive Officer, MTR Express

Mats Johannesson | Chief Executive Officer | MTR Express » speaking at World Rail Festival

Stefan Jugelt, Project Officer, European Union Agency for Railways

Silvia Kaupa-Götzl, Chief Executive Officer, O.B.B. Postbus

Vivienne Kavanagh, Employee Development And Equality Executive, Dublin Bus

Emma Kemp, Campaigns Manager, Climate Perks

Inge Keur, Manager Sales And Service, G.V.B.

Martin Knoll, Head Of Unit, Digital Sales, Ticket Vending Machines And Automation, Wiener Linien

Kristian Kolind, Director, Mobility Services And Business Development, Vy

Jacqueline Kommers, Researcher, Eurnex

Iryna Koshel, Acting Head Of Reform Support Team, Ministry of Infrastructure, Ukraine

Jérôme Kravetz, Network Director, SMTC - Tisséo

Tobias Kruse, Business Development Director, Eala, Fjord, Part of Accenture Interactive

Richard Kujan, Chief Information Officer, Slovak Railways

Gianbattista La Rocca, Chief Executive Officer, Italo - Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori

Robertus Laan, President, Jungfrau Tours

David Laine, Global Maas Solutions Manager, Transdev

Chris Lane, Head Of Transport Innovation, Transport for West Midlands

Mark Langmead, Director,Compass Operations, TransLink Vancouver

Francois Le Doze, Head Of Business Performance, Eurostar

Steven Lee, Senior Manager, Land Transport Authority

Garance Lefevre, Senior Public Policy Associate, New Mobility, Emea, Uber

Serafino Lo Piano, Head Of Sales For High Speed And Long-Distance Division, Trenitalia

Stefan Löcherbach, Amadeus NDC-X Program Expert, Amadeus

Stefan Löcherbach | Amadeus NDC-X Program Expert | Amadeus » speaking at World Rail Festival

Philipp Lombriser, Business Analyst, SBB

Jan Luijben, Information Manager, G.V.B.

Juergen Maier, Head Inernational Affairs And Projects, BLS AG / BLS Cargo AG

Victoria Markewitz, Business Development Principal, ViaVan

Victoria Markewitz | Business Development Principal | ViaVan » speaking at World Rail Festival

Karol Martincek, Member Of The Board And Sales Director, Zeleznicna Spolocnost Slovensko

Karol Martincek | Member Of The Board And Sales Director | Zeleznicna Spolocnost Slovensko » speaking at World Rail Festival

Fanny Mathey, Deputy Commercial Director, TGV Lyria

Vojtech Matocha, Technology Architect, Ceske Drahy

Edwin Mermans, Senior Advisor International Affairs, Province of Brabant

Regula Merz, Head Of C.R.M., SBB

Sonila Metushi, Policy Advisor, Koninklijk Nederlands Vervoer

Annemarie Meyer, Chief Executive Officer, Glacier Express

Barbora Mickova, Policy Officer, ALLRAIL Alliance of Rail New Entrants in Europe

Eric Mink, Program Manager, Maas, Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management

Alexander Mokros, Head Of Account Management International Sales Passenger Transport, DB Vertrieb

Rhianne Montgomery, Programme Manager - Rail, Innovate UK

Alexander Mul, Marketing Manager, Sqills

Alexander Mul | Marketing Manager | Sqills » speaking at World Rail Festival

Frank Murray, CTO, Klas Telecom

Larysa Nazarenko, Project Manager Reform Support Team, Ministry of Infrastructure, Ukraine

Hanne Nettum Breivik, Director Combined Mobility, Entur

Thijs Nieuwdorp, Data Scientist, NS

Annika Nordbo, Head Of Data And Analytics, VR Group

Sascha Oberbüscher, Director Tourist Co-Operation, Deutsche Bahn

Emma Ollevik, Vice President Of Marketing And Portfolio, SilverRail Technologies

Peder Osterkamp, Chief Commercial Officer, MTR Express

Nicholas Owen, Journalist, Presenter And Rail Enthusiast, BBC

Mar Pallas Poy, Vice President Europe Market Development, Scoot

Kunal Pattany, Founder, Digital human

Kunal Pattany | Founder | Digital human » speaking at World Rail Festival

Torkel Patterson, Board Member, Central Japan Railway Company

Vanessa Perez, Senior Advisor Passenger Department & Latin America Region, U.I.C. International Union of Railways

Chris Perry, Managing Director, Intelligent Mobility Solutions

Mark Pettman, Innovation Manager, London North Eastern Railway

Henri Ploom, Co-Founder And Chief Executive Officer, RebelRoam

Maryna Poliukhovych, Financial Analyst - Reform Support Team, Ministry of Infrastructure, Ukraine

Maryna Poliukhovych | Financial Analyst - Reform Support Team | Ministry of Infrastructure, Ukraine » speaking at World Rail Festival

Amelia Ponio, Innovation Manager, Light Rail Manila Corporation

Martin Prochazka, Ticketing And Payments Expert, Independent

Henning Radermacher, Senior Manager, Mobility and Travel, Accenture

Egle Radvile, Chief Technology Officer, Vilnius city municipality

Jean-Guy Ravel, Director Strategy & Marketing, Thales Revenue Collection Systems

Eluska Renedo-Illarregi, Chief Executive Officer, Gipuzkoa Transport Authority

Vania Ribeiro, Chief Digital Officer, RATP

Roberto Rinaudo, Chief Executive Officer, Thello

Dirk Rogl, Founder, Rogl Consult

Vanessa Rommel, Director Product Service Experience, Deutsche Bahn

Kate Russell, Journalist And Technology Enthusiast, BBC

Anton Sabaleuski, Director Strategy & Investments, Ministry of Infrastructure, Ukraine

Anton Sabaleuski | Director Strategy & Investments | Ministry of Infrastructure, Ukraine » speaking at World Rail Festival

Steve Sammut, President And Chief Executive Officer, Rocky Mountaineer

Giancarlo Scaramelli, Commercial Director, Transdev

Steffen Schaefer, MD, New Mobility Advisors

Jessica Schlosser, Manager Tourist Cooperation, Deutsche Bahn

Dominik Schroeder, Projektmanager, Deutsche Bahn

Stefan Schultheis, Obb Ikt Services Central Service Architecture, ÖBB-Personenverkehr AG

Stefan Schultheis | Obb Ikt Services Central Service Architecture | ÖBB-Personenverkehr AG » speaking at World Rail Festival

Jorgen Scott, Head Of Revenue Management, DSB

Jorgen Scott | Head Of Revenue Management | DSB » speaking at World Rail Festival

Guy Segal, Deputy Vp Red Line Construction, NTA Tel Aviv Metro

Guy Segal | Deputy Vp Red Line Construction | NTA Tel Aviv Metro » speaking at World Rail Festival

Sovan Shatpathy, Chief Technology Officer, Amtrak

Matthew Shears, Co-Founder, UP3 Services Ltd

Matthew Shears | Co-Founder | UP3 Services Ltd » speaking at World Rail Festival

Gill Shmuel, Director of Business Development, Riskified

Caroline Simmerman, Vice President Business Development - Travel Operator, Karhoo

Martin Solf, Senior Business Consultant, DB Engineering & Consulting

Soren Sorensen, Chief Executive Officer, SFMCON

Fabien Soulet, Chief Executive Officer, TGV Lyria

Sabine Stalder, Head Of Customer Experience Manager, BLS AG / BLS Cargo AG

Franco Stivali, CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER, Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane

Karan Suri, Head Of Pricing And Technology, Heathrow Express

Robin Svaricek, Chief Executive Officer, HoppyGo

Shigeru Takagi, Deputy General Manager Of Maas Strategy Design and Management Department, East Japan Railway Company

Joyce Tay, Deputy Director Of Public Transport Promotion, Land Transport Authority Singapore

Kim Thain, Marketing Manager, Caledonian Sleeper

Mark Thoma, Manager Revenue Management, Connexxion Transdev

Derek Thompson, Retail, Caledonian Sleeper

Derek Thompson | Retail | Caledonian Sleeper » speaking at World Rail Festival

Coen Timmerman, Stakeholdermanager, Mobility as a Service, Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management

Lizann Tjon, Program Manager Smart Mobility, City of Amsterdam

Fabrice Toledano, Sales And Marketing Director, Thello

Bernardo Tonini, Commercial Director, Trenitalia c2c

Christian Trachsel, Data Architect, Swiss Federal Railways SBB

Giorgio Travaini, Head Of Research And Innovation, Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking

Frida Ukmar, Head Of Customer Service, MTR Pendeltagen

Frida Ukmar | Head Of Customer Service | MTR Pendeltagen » speaking at World Rail Festival

Kilian Ulm, Head Of Business, Axon Vibe

Paul Vaclik, Head Of R&D and Architecture, Nomad Digital

Roger Van Boxtel, Chief Executive Officer, NS Reizigers

Roger Van Boxtel | Chief Executive Officer | NS Reizigers » speaking at World Rail Festival

Celine Van Gucht, Head Of Revenue Management, Eurostar

Celine Van Gucht | Head Of Revenue Management | Eurostar » speaking at World Rail Festival

Alexandra Van Huffelen, Chief Executive Officer, G.V.B. Holding

Alexandra Van Huffelen | Chief Executive Officer | G.V.B. Holding » speaking at World Rail Festival

Niels Van Oort, Co-Director Smart Public Transport Lab, Delft Technical University

Manel Villalante, Chief Strategy And Development Officer, Renfe Operadora

Manel Villalante | Chief Strategy And Development Officer | Renfe Operadora » speaking at World Rail Festival

Alejandra Vitoria, International Markets Manager, Renfe-SNCF in Co-operation

Ines Volpert, Chief Communications Officer, Westbahn Management

Moritz Von Bonin, Head Of Blockchain And Distributed Ledger Solutions, Deutsche Bahn

Stan Ward, Vice President, Rail and Cruise, Revenue Analytics

Sascha Westermann, Head Of Its Pmo, Hamburger Hochbahn

Aaron White, Barcode Product Owner And Smart Ticketing Programme Lead, Rail Delivery Group

Anders Wibling Hansen, Head Of It, Group Functions, DSB

Aske Wieth Knudsen, Vice President Product, DSB

Ingo Winkler, European Rail Segment Leader, IBM

Birgit Wirth, Head Of In, Out Systems And Customer Projects, Deutsche Bahn AG

Reinout Wissenburg, Manager Strategic Sustainability, ProRail

Christoph Wittmann, Senior Advisor To The Chief Executive Officer, ÖBB-Postbus GmbH