Transport Planner and Engineer with over 39 years’ post-graduate general professional experience in the transport sector and over 20 years of managerial experience, of which more than 9 years as Team Leader, coordinating multi-disciplinary and multicultural teams in the frame of large and complex projects funded by IFIs such as the EIB, EBRD, WB and EU.
He has expertise in transport planning,urban transport and freight transport master plans, sustainable mobility, strategic urban transport models, international and national transport policy, traffic demand forecasting, traffic management studies, feasibility studies for new transport infrastructure, railways safety & interoperability, freight transportation planning, fresh produce transportation, international freight transport corridors, needs and impact assessments, highway design, environmental impact assessements for transport projects, PPP and concession projects in the transport sector, business plans for transport operators including railways, capacity building / training.
He has been transport expert in MEDA and Key expert for rail transport in Euromed RRU project, Transport sectoral project manager for the Infrastructure Project Facility 6 for the transport infrastructures in West Balkans, Transport Planner-Quality control Key expert for the Strategic Comprehensive Transport Development Plan for Addis Ababa City,Team leader for the Study for sustainability and efficiency of the railway network in Romania.
He has communication and presentation skills and has worked with multiple stakeholders in many countries. He was team leader and project director or project manager in many projects.The expert has experience in respect of the procedures for the implementation of programmes financed by the European Development Fund (EDF), including Programme Cycle Management and the Logical Framework.