Mr Bana is an experienced business leader with a demonstrated history of success in the Transit/Mobility sector with a business oriented mindset. He is results oriented with a strategic thinking to achieve ambitious goals. He has more than 19 years of international experience in engineering and transit projects with an extensive professional track record in the USA, France, Spain, Mexico, Belgium, UK and Australia in various key roles.
Frédéric’s wide experience and background in the transit sector allowed him to develop an acute expertise in Sales and Business Development managing and successfully negotiating multi millions USD/EUR tenders and contracts; but also in System Engineering and Systems Integration by managing multicultural teams across the world to deliver challenging transit projects with Signaling and Communications Technologies.
Frédéric has managed and delivered challenging rail and transit projects with innovative technologies, being a key element in the successful implementation of the first Communications Based Traffic Control (CBTC) driverless-ready metro system in Mexico City, the first High Speed line commissioned with European Traffic Management System (ERTMS) in Europe and an innovative automated operation of freight line in Western Australia for a leading mining company. As the technical manager for the Automated Metro Product Line in SYSTRA’s organization, Frédéric has led and managed the implementation of SYSTRA Systems Engineering methodology, now successfully applied by SYSTRA’s teams globally, and led the definition of new technologies applied in transit for
pushing the efficiency of driverless metro systems further.