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IRS5 Buyers

Buyer delegates representing rail operators, rail infrastructure owners, national governments and local authorities took part in one-to-one meetings with key solution providers who have proven track records of working with leading rail operators.

 

The following buyer delegates will attend the 5th International Railway Summit in Kuala Lumpur on 15-17 November 2017.

ASIA PACIFIC

Australia

Tony Frazer

General Manager Operations, Interstate Network

Australian Rail Track Corporation

Malaysia

 

Magesan Hanchinural

Head of Procurement, South East Asia

Bombardier

Vijendran Veeraya

Vice President – Asset Services Management

Express Rail Link

 

Mahendran R Suppiah

General Manager, Rail Operations

Malayan Railways (KTMB)

 

Mohd Nur Kamal  (to be confirmed)

CEO

MyHSR Corporation

 

Zohari Sulaiman

CEO, Rapid Rail

Prasarana

 

Philippines

Junn B. Magno

General Manager

Philippine National Railways

 

Sri Lanka

Jayantha Gunathilake

Additional Secretary (Engineering)

Ministry of Higher Education & Highways, Sri Lanka

Thailand

Sirima Hiruncharoenvate

Deputy Governor of Strategy

State Railway of Thailand

 

EUROPE

Bulgaria

Hristo Alexiev

Chairman of the Board

National Railway Infrastructure Company

Krasimir Papukchiyski

Director General

National Railway Infrastructure Company

Germany

Michael Boback

Head of DB International Procurement Office Asia

Deutsche Bahn

Spain

Emilio García García

Director of R&D

Talgo

United Kingdom

Gareth Williams

Strategy Director & Company Secretary

Eurostar International Ltd

Steve Butcher

Managing Director, Global Transport, Transport Center of Excellence

Serco

MIDDLE EAST and AFRICA

Kenya

Isaiah Okoth

Group CEO

Rift Valley Railways

Morocco

Mohammed Rabie Khlie

Director General

ONCF (Moroccan Railways)

Past Buyer Delegates

BELGIUM

IRS3

Valérie Verzele

General Director, Railway Policy

Federal Public Service Mobility and Transport, Belgium

CZECH REPUBLIC

IRS3

Lukáš Kruml

Head of Investment Department

DPP (Prague Transport Company)

IRS3

Peter Köhler

CEO Europe

LEO Express

IRS4

Leoš Novotny

Founder & CEO

LEO Express

DENMARK

IRS2

IRS4

Claus Rehfeld Moshøj

CEO

Aarhus Letbane

IRS3

Martin Moth

Project Manager, Permanent way & Bridges

& Civil Works,

Aarhus Letbane

IRS4

Peter Jonasson

CFO

Banedanmark

IRS2

Søren Stahlfest Møller

CFO

Banedanmark

IRS3

Nina Uldal

Head of Purchasing

Banedanmark

IRS2

Klaus Hestbek Lund

Project Director

Metroselskabet

FRANCE

Laurent Bouyer

President

Bombardier France

IRS4

IRS1

Dr Valerie Dehlinger

Managing Director, Ouigo

SNCF (French National Railways)

GERMANY

IRS3

IRS4

Jan Grothe

Head of Procurement Principles & IT Systems

Deutsche Bahn AG

IRS4

Marius Pigulla

New Digital Business

DB Digital Ventures

IRS2

Harald Schulze

Head of Freight Wagon Technology

DB Schenker Rail

IRS2

Tobias Richter

Managing Director

National Express Rail (Germany)

IRS2

IRS3

Hans Leister

General Director, Passenger Services,

Europe

Railroad Development Corporation

HUNGARY

IRS1

Zsolt Volgyesi

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

MÁV (Hungarian Railways)

ITALY

IRS2

IRS3

Alessandro Violi

Head of Unit of Railway Directorate General

Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport

IRS3

Enrico Paoletti

Head of Health, Safety, Quality and Energy Management System for Freight Department

Trenitalia

POLAND

IRS3

IRS4

Jerzy Lejk

CEO

Warsaw Metro

ROMANIA

IRS1

Iosif Szentes Councilor CFR Călători (Romanian Railways)

IRS3

IRS4

Liviu Tănase Rolling Stock Director CFR Călători (Romanian Railways)

SLOVAKIA

IRS4

Patrik Horný

Vice Chairman & CFO

ZSSK (Slovak Rail)

SPAIN

IRS2

Francisco-Javier Bueno

Sourcing Director, Spain

Alstom

IRS2

Pere Calvet Tordera

Director General

FGC (Catalan Railways)

IRS2

Carles Casas Esplugas

Senior Advisor, General Direction Area

FGC (Catalan Railways)

IRS2

Ignacio Gonzalez Velayos

Chief Executive

Metro de Madrid

IRS2

Pedro Pablo Garcia de Ascanio

Head of Internal Audit & Studies

Metro de Madrid

IRS2

IRS3

IRS4

Emilio García García

Director of R&D

Patentes Talgo

IRS2

Marc Grau

Director, Ferrocarril Metropolità de Barcelona

TMB (Barcelona Transport)

IRS2

Jordi Micas

Director of Maintenance and

Projects of Metro de Barcelona

TMB (Barcelona Transport)

Xavier Nadal

Director of Infrastructures Maintenance Service

TMB (Barcelona Transport)

IRS2

SWITZERLAND

IRS2

IRS3

Karin Biffiger

Engineering Manager

SBB (Swiss Federal Railways)

IRS1

Prof. Stefan Karch

Head of Technology and Innovation

SBB (Swiss Federal Railways)

IRS4

Andreas Scharnowski

Innovation Manager

SBB (Swiss Federal Railways)

TURKEY

IRS1

Dursun Balcıoğlu

Head of Rail Systems Department

Istanbul Metropolitan Muncipality

IRS1

Ömer Yildiz General Manager Istanbul Ulaşım (Istanbul Transport)

UNITED KINGDOM

IRS2

Stephen Rhodes

Director of Operations

Centro

IRS2

Martin Ward

Engineering Business Development Director,

Rail Division, FirstGroup

IRS2

Koji Agatsuma

Head of Engineering

Hitachi Rail Europe

IRS1

Tim Smart

Head of Engineering and Operations

HS2 (High Speed Two)

IRS2

Virginia Vidal Lescuyer

Engineering Manager

HS2 (High Speed Two)

IRS2

Andrew Chivers

Managing Director, Rail

National Express

IRS4

Andy Doherty

Chief Rail Technology Officer

Network Rail

IRS4

Steve Butcher

MD, Global Transport, Centre of Excellence

Serco

IRS2

Dr Jon Lamonte

Chief Executive

Transport for Greater Manchester

IRS3

Amanda White

Head of Rail

Transport for Greater Manchester

IRS1

George McInulty

Programme Director of Infrastructure

Transport for London

EUROPE

EUROPE

EUROPE

EUROPE

EUROPE

INTERNATIONAL

IRS3

IRS4

IRS2

Khalid Al-Olayan

Deputy Director of Transport Department

Gulf Cooperation Council

IRS3

IRS4

IRS2

Dr Ramiz Al Assar

World Bank Senior Resident Advisor

Gulf Cooperation Council

KENYA

IRS4

Isaiah Okoth

Group CEO

Rift Valley Railways

SAUDI ARABIA

IRS1

Mohammed K. Al-Suwaiket

The President

SRO (Saudi Railways Organization)

IRS1

Abdullah S. Balhaddad

VP Operations and Maintenance

SRO (Saudi Railways Organization)

IRS1

Wasmi Alfarraj

Director General of Expansion Projects

SRO (Saudi Railways Organization)

SUDAN

IRS2

Bushara Gantour

Deputy General Manager, Infrastructure

Sudan Railways Corporation

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

IRS1

Soon-Sik Lee

Engineering Manager

Etihad Rail

IRS4

Omar Zerkly

Business Planning and Development Manager

Etihad Rail DB

IRS4

Mohammed Yazan Madi

Project Manager/Senior Specialist

Roads & Transport Authority, Dubai

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

JAPAN

IRS4

Masakazu Amemiya

Senior Manager, Brussels Branch

JR East (East Japan Railway Company)

IRS4

Masaaki Ikeno

Senior Manager, Brussels Branch

JR East (East Japan Railway Company)

IRS4

IRS3

Kenji Murasaki

Deputy Director, Brussels Branch

JR East (East Japan Railway Company)

IRS3

IRS1

IRS2

Ichiro Takahashi

Executive Director, Brussels Branch

JR East (East Japan Railway Company)

IRS1

IRS2

Yasushi Takeuchi

Deputy Director, Brussels Branch

JR East (East Japan Railway Company)

IRS3

Hiroyuki Watanabe

Senior Manager

JR East (East Japan Railway Company)

SOUTH KOREA

IRS3

Byungil Oh

Head of Paris Office

Korail (Korea Railroad Corporation)

Cheul Kyu Lee

Senior Researcher

KRRI (Korea Railroad Research Institute)

IRS3

ASIA PACIFIC

ASIA PACIFIC

Companies and positions relate to those from the time of attendance.

 

 

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