Previous SmartMetro Speakers

FS System Department Head

Head of Systems, DSB Future S-Network. Alex FANEA is a Railway projects and programme manager and senior systems engineer, with broad experience in international projects lifecycle, with a focus on mainline (ETCS L2, TVM) and CBTC signalling.

Director of LU Planning
Transport for London
Project Manager – SYTRAL Mobilités
Head of Digital S-Bahn Hamburg
S-Bahn Hamburg

Christoph Gonçalves Alpoim completed his master's degree in civil engineering at the Technical University of Braunschweig. He has been working for Hamburg’s S-Bahn in the areas of railway operations, construction and signalling technology since 2014 and has been leading the digitiza-tion projects at S-Bahn Hamburg since 2017. Since 2021 he is in charge of the rollout program Digital S-Bahn Hamburg.

Paris Metro Transport Manager

Edgar Sée graduated as an engineer from Ecole des Mines - ParisTech, France. He joined RATP in 2003 and occupied several positions in Paris Metro operation.

In particular:

- During Line 3 CBTC and OCC upgrade, he was transport manager.

- During Line 1 automation project, he was transport manager on Line 1 – deputy for the line Director, dealing with technical and social matters as well, especially with drivers and traffic controllers.

- In June 2011, he became Director of the already fully automated line 14, in charge of operation and maintenance, and working together with the project team dedicated to the extension.

In September 2013 he was appointed as Project Director for Metro line 4 automation. During this project, he upgraded line 4 infrastructures, installed modular standalone semi-full height platform-screen doors in operation, renewed the signalling system, commissioned the new OCC ready for automation, and prepared line 4 extension to the South.

Since September 2020, he got back to operation as Transport Manager for the whole Paris metro network.

These complementary professional experiences have enabled Edgar Sée to acquire operational, technical and managerial skills as an expert in metro operation, modernization and automation.

Head of Maintenance and Engineering
Metro de Málaga

Mr. de Frutos is Head of Maintenance and Engineering of Metro de Málaga, concession company responsible for operation and maintenance of lines 1 and 2 of Málaga light rail network, operating since 2014.

M. Eng Civil Engineering (Technical University of Madrid – UPM), he started his career holding various positions in infrastructure construction and management. He participated in urban water supply and sewage treatment projects, and has more than 20 years of experience in transportation projects. He joined the company in 2005 as engineer responsible for design and project management. Since 2017, he helds the position of Head of Maintenance and Engineering:

• maintenance structure and subcontracts: rolling stock, energy and electro-mechanical installations, systems, signalling, rail and infrastructure.

• investment plan (CAPEX), digital transformation, asset obsolescence and necessary modernization.

• energy efficiency plan and management of electricity supply contracts • ridership forecast and analysis

• engineering support for design and integration of network extensions.

Signal Systems and R&D Manager
Copenhagen Metro
Commerical Director of Hochbahn U5 Project
HOCHBAHN U5 Projekt GmbH

We’re keen to hear from industry leaders who would like to participate at SmartMetro 2023. If you’re interested in presenting on any of the topics in our agenda please contact our Conference Editor, Felicity Parsons

Felicity Parsons
Conference Editor