International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Jean-Pierre Loubinoux
Director General
International Union of Railways (UIC)
Crossing continents: How new routes and technology can improve surface transport
11:00 - 12:30Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Rail: Connectivity, capacity and liberalisation
17:00 - 18:30Thursday, 28 May 2015

Jean-Pierre Loubinoux was appointed Director-General of the International Union of Railways (UIC), the worldwide association representing the rail sector and encompassing 240 railways across all continents, in March 2009. His mandate was renewed at the December 2013 UIC General Assembly in Paris and is set to run until 2015. Prior to joining UIC, has was Chairman and CEO of French railways SNCF International and SNCF Director of International Development from 2001 to 2009, having been appointed Chief Executive of SNCF Freight International in 2001. Before joining the SNCF Freight Department where he successively managed the Coal-Steel Business Unit and the Human Resources, Data Processing and Finance Department, Jean-Pierre Loubinoux held various responsibilities including Director of the SNCF General Delegation in North-America and Chief Executive of French Railways UK Ltd in Britain.