Bo Olsson has worked in the railway sector since 1991. He has had several leading positions, in Banverket and later in Trafikverket. The experience goes from Technical Director and Regional Director in the Sothern Region to being responsible for the Research and Development coordination in Banverket. After that, still ongoing, he is Chief Strategist at the DG Central Strategic Function, with a special responsibility for rail related European research and Innovation. He is leading Trafikverket´s work in Shift2Rail, where he is member of the Governing Board as well as holding other positions. Among other commitments, he is chairing UIC Research and Innovation Coordination Group and are a member of the ERRAC Steering Committee and also a member of EURNEX Advisory Board.
Mr Olsson is a M.Sc in civil engineering, has Licentiate degree in Transportation and have several years of studies in corporate economics.