Curriculum vitae Luc Lallemand, CEO


Luc Lallemand has held the position of Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Committee since 2005.

 

As CEO of Infrabel, Luc Lallemand has been responsible for a major overhaul of the Belgian railway network. In terms of railway safety, he took the Belgian network to a new level by implementing train control systems. Belgium can now be regarded as a pioneer in the field of ETCS, the European Train Control System. Many new railway infrastructure projects have been successfully implemented since he took office. For example, the Belgian high-speed network was fully completed and inaugurated, Brussels Airport is now directly connected to the rail network, the Liefkenshoek rail link in the Port of Antwerp was officially opened and the Schuman-Josaphat railway tunnel was put into service.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

1994 Postgraduate studies in International Finance and Foreign Exchange Trading - Institut de Finance Internationale et de Cambisme, Brussels
1990 Master in Commercial Engineering - Haute Ecole de Commerce Francisco Ferrer, Brussels
1987 Bachelor's Degree in Nautical Science and Nautical Officer Diploma - Antwerp Maritime Academy

 

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

2004 - ... Chief Executive Officer of Infrabel and Chairman of the Executive Committee
2002 - 2004 CFO of the SNCB (unitary company) and Member of the Executive Committee
1999 - 2002 Deputy Chief of Staff of the Deputy Prime Minister with responsibility for government policies on State-owned companies and State investments, public finance and transport 
1995 - 1999 Financial Deputy Chief of Staff, then Chief of Staff of the Minister for Transport with responsibility for the National Railways (SNCB), the Ferry Service, the National Airport and Air Traffic Control
1991 - 2001 Visiting Professor at the Institut des Carrières Commerciales, then at the Haute Ecole de Commerce Francisco Ferrer
1991 - 1995 SNCB – Treasurer, Finance Department
1991 DHL International Coordination Centre – International Accountant
1988 - 1991 Rossel & Cie Media Group – Accountant
1988 Ahlers Shipping – Merchant Marine Officer

 

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORSHIPS AND OTHER ROLES

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of TUC RAIL (Railway engineering and project management office, a subsidiary of Infrabel)
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Vinçotte Group (industrial inspection and certification body), Chairman of its Remuneration Committee, member of the Strategic Committee, and former member of the Audit Committee
  • Independent Director of RATP Dev (RATP Group, Paris), member of the Finance and Audit Committee and Investment Committee
  • Fellow at VUB (Vlaamse Universiteit Brussel)

PREVIOUS NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORSHIPS

  • Vice President and Director of EIM (European Rail Infrastructure Managers), the professional association of European railway infrastructure managers, from 2009 to 2015
  • Independent Director of RFF (Réseau Ferré de France, the French railway infrastructure manager, Paris) from 2007 to 2015
  • Director of Thalys from 2002 to 2005
  • Chairman of the Worldwide Rail System Forum (RSF) of l'Union Internationale des Chemins de Fer (UIC)
  • Director of bpost from 2001 to 2017

OTHER INTERESTS

  • Watersports
  • Modern art
  • Geography
  • Philosophy