Speaker Details

Bassam Mansour

Director of Rail Systems, MRT Line 2, ICE

Bassam is an International Railway Industry Advisor, sponsored and trained by British Railways Board, and has held a range of positions on the British Railways Board front line services at both Supervisory and Senior Management levels in all railway disciplines. His experience spans over 30 years in conventional and high speed rail as well as metros. Bassam is currently serving on the international panel of judges adjudicating on the Hyperloop High Speed technology and has worked on international projects in the UK (Channel Tunnel, HS1 and LUL), Ireland, Japan, China, Turkey, India, UAE, KSA and Malaysia. Bassam was the Director of Dubai Metro and later Director of Engineering and worked on the successful delivery of Dubai Metro. Bassam has a BSc.in Engineering from Manchester University, a business degree from London University and is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (London) and the Railway Signal Engineers (London).