Project Management

The Project Board (PB) is responsible for the daily operation of the project, taking and implementing appropriate decisions. It makes sure that activities are executed according to plans, and monitors the progress of the project. It ensures appropriate interaction between work packages; e.g. by organising project-wide workshops. The overall management responsibilities are summarised in the Tables below.

Role Name Organization E-mail address
Project Manager (PM)

Xabier Larrucea

Former: Huáscar Espinoza



Exploitation & Dissemination Coordinator Paolo Panaroni INTECS
Technical coordinator Tim Kelly Univ. of York
External Advisory Board Coordinator Didier Van Den Abeele  ALSTOM

Work Package Leaders:

Work Package Name Organization E-mail address
WP1 Fabien Belmonte ALSTOM
WP2 Huáscar Espinoza  Tecnalia
WP3 Eric Verhulst  Altreonic
WP4 Erik Borgers inspearit
WP5 Philippa Conmy Univ. of York
WP6 Mehrdad Sabetzadeh Simula
WP7 Jérôme Lambourg ADACORE
WP8 Daniela Cancila Atego France
WP9 Paolo Panaroni INTECS
WP10 Huáscar Espinoza Tecnalia

Current members of the project's Advisory Board include:

  •    Eclipse Foundation
  • · Eurocopter
  • · ERA – European Railway Agency:
  • · EADS, France
  • · BAE SYSTEM, United kingdom
  • · Deutsche Bahn, Germany
  • · AIRBUS, France
  • · TÜV Rheinland, Germany
  • · RFI, Italy
  • · Verocel (US)
  • · SafeTrans
  • · Mr. Michael Holloway (NASA) (US)
  • · AIST (Japan)
  • · Flanders Drive, Belgium
  • · CAF, Spain
  • · Ricardo, United Kingdom