Mr. Pereira holds a MSc in Automation & Robotics Industrial Engineering from the Technical University of Madrid (UPM). His training also includes postgraduate studies in the field of Signalling, GNSS, Ground Transportation and Project Management.
He has a strong background in Control, Command and Signalling: in 2005 he joined INECO as ERTMS engineer for interoperability certification processes and R&D projects. In 2011 he moved to ADIF to become CCS Project Manager participating in several ERTMS implementations in Spain. Currently he is the representative of ADIF for ERTMS at EIM and the Spanish NPM (National Programme Manager) at ERTMS Users Group (EUG).
About ADIF ADIF is a state-owned company responsible for the administration of most of the rail infrastructure (tracks, stations, freight terminals, etc), rail traffic management, and distribution of the capacity to rail operators, the collection of fees related to the use of the infrastructure, stations and freight terminals in Spain. ADIF aims to promote the Spanish railway system through the development and management of a safe, efficient and sustainable infrastructure to the highest quality standards in environmental terms. Since 31 December 2013, ADIF divided in two separate entities, the first one in charge
of the high speed rail network and the second one in charge of the conventional rail network. ADIF is a member of EIM and the EUG.