Advisory Board

Philippe Citroën

Director General of UNIFE

Philippe Citroen

Philippe Citroën, Director General, UNIFE

Philippe Citroën joined UNIFE in 2011 as Director General. He began his career as Transport Advisor at the French Permanent Representation to the EU and then became Member of the Cabinet of the French Transport Minister. In 1993 he became Manager and Chief of Staff at RATP Paris, and joined the SNCF as Strategy Director in 1999. Prior to assuming his position at UNIFE, he served for eight years as CEO of Systra – one of the world’s leading public transport engineering companies. Philippe is a graduate of Paris II University in Public Law, holds a Diploma from the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po) and studied at the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA) where he also lectured about rail and urban transport. Philippe joined the Editorial Advisory Board of Global Railway Review in 2016 (then known as European Railway Review).