Executive Director, CER
Libor Lochman has been Executive Director of the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) since January 1st, 2012. CER brings together more than 70 railway undertakings, their national associations as well as infrastructure managers and vehicle leasing companies. It represents the interests of its members towards EU policy makers and transport stakeholders, advocating rail as the backbone of a competitive and sustainable transport system in Europe.
Born in 1963 in Czechoslovakia, Libor Lochman, graduated at the Transport University in Zilina and has a doctorate in electronics from the West-Bohemian University Plzen. He has a strong background in Control-Command and signalling systems.
Prior to his role as CER Deputy Executive Director and leader of technical affairs (2007-2011), he acted as director of the Railway Test Centre, a facility for testing European rolling stock, infrastructure and signalling components, in Prague (2000-2005).