Speaker Group: RUC17 Speakers

Desiree Schaap

Desiree works for 15 years as a project manager on several Dutch road safety and infrastructure projects. Major projects include the legislation and implementation of the alcohol interlock program and legislation to finance 2 new road infra projects with toll. Since 2012 she has been in charge of the Dutch tolling policy: coordinating legislation, governance… Read more »

Gilles Betis

Since 2013, Gilles Betis has been chairing the (smartcities.ieee.org). As Open Data Project Director at the Transdev Digital factory, he was in charge of launching the Open Data and Open Source project Catalogue. Before, he was leading the Digital Cities action line of EIT Digital (www.eitdigital.eu) and held positions of product line manager, marketing manager, solution leader and head of advanced… Read more »

Pauline Bastidon

Pauline Bastidon is Head of European Policy at the Freight Transport Association, one of the UK’s largest trade associations which represents the transport interests of companies moving goods by road, rail, sea and air. Pauline manages the Brussels office of FTA and represents the interests of FTA members towards EU institutions. She also oversees FTA’s Brexit… Read more »

Andrzej Maciejewski

Andrzej Maciejewski – The Deputy General Director of the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways. Supervises management of national roads in area of asset management, road traffic, road safety, ongoing maintenance and risk management. He is responsible for preparation and implementation of cutting-edge technological solutions on the roads, including development of Intelligent Transport Systems… Read more »

Steve Kearns

Worked for 30 years as a Transport Planner in London, the last 15 years of which have been  for Transport for London (TfL). Major projects include setting up Community Transport projects across London; preparing a business case for an international railway station at Stratford; working for 8 years in the TfL team implementing London’s Congestion… Read more »

Niko-Matti Ronikonmäki

Niko-Matti Ronikonmäki obtained a Master Degree in Social Sciences, Economics, at the University of Helsinki. I am acquiring Doctor of Science degree in the Aalto University in transport system planning.  In 2015 he joined Helsinki Region Transport (HSL) as a transport planner, where he is a project manager for a study to estimate the effects… Read more »

Zoltán Varga

          Zoltán has joined to the of Hungary (SMMC) in 2011, after he spent almost 17 years in the vehicle financing business with companies like General Motors, BMW and Scania. As a director of road charging, his major task was in his new position to restructure the directorate, change the territorial… Read more »

Miroslav Tsenov

Mr Tsenov joined the road infrastructure agency in 2007. He is currently the project manager for preparation of the road infrastructure agency for the implementation of road projects in the programming period 2014-2020 by improving the efficiency in the collection and processing of data traffic on the national road network. Prior to this, his duties… Read more »

Jim Whitty

  Jim Whitty is a Partner of D’Artagnan Consulting. Mr. Whitty is a pioneer and thought leader for per mile road usage charge policies and systems and transportation funding. A creative visionary, Mr. Whitty seeks innovative solutions to transportation problems and transportation funding problems. He looks for solutions specially designed for the circumstances and sensitivities… Read more »

Steve Morello

Steve Morello Partner D’Artagnan Consulting Steve Morello has been at the vanguard of defining, implementing and evaluating Intelligent Transportation Systems. He has applied his ITS experience to road user charging projects covering distance-based charging, congestion charging, all-electronic tolling, heavy vehicle tolling, and automated enforcement. Since 2011, he has been in the US working on defining and implementing RUC projects.