Director of Construction, Concessions and Water Technologies , SEOPAN
Bruno de la Fuente is Bachelor of Business Science by the Universidad Complutense of Madrid and Master in Business Administration by the Instituto de Empresa.
1999 - 2010
ASETA (Spanish Association of Concessionaires Companies Highways, Tunnels, Bridges and Toll Road) - Management Assistant, leading the coordination of various committees of the Association as the Electronic Toll Collection Interoperability and Marketing.
2010 – 2014
ASETA - General Manager
He was involved in the definition, implementation and monitoring of the electronic toll collection Spanish ViaT system and he participated in different European projects of toll interoperability as CESARE, PISTA or RCI.
2014 – Present
SEOPAN (Association of Infrastructure Contractors and Concessionaires) – Director of Construction, Concessions and Water Technologies
Is member of the ATC (Spanish Technical Road Association), AEC (Spanish Road Association) and ITS Spain’s Boards of Directors, member of the IBTTA (Global toll industry association) Technology Committee, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the ASECAP COPER I and participates in standardization committees 159-199 of AENOR (Spanish Standardization Body). He is member of the AEC’s magazine editorial board and of the Committees SIGA and TRAFFIC in IFEMA (Trade Fair Institution of Madrid).
He is also member of the Spanish Entrepreneur Organization (CEOE) General Assembly. Within this organization he is member of the Infrastructure and Urban Development Commission, Transport and Logistics Council and Reform and Rehabilitation Committee.
Moderator of the Policy session: EETS – Where are we?
Tuesday 30 May
12.00 – 13.00
Up to 1999 K. Dionelis served the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Greece as a diplomat. The periods 1983-1990 and 1993-1999 he served in Brussels in the Greek Delegation in the EU, as first Counsellor of the Embassy, responsible for Transport, Energy and Environment. Since 1999 he is General Secretary of ASECAP, the European Association of tolled road infrastructures operators gathering 22 national members and managing more than 50.000 km. of road networks.
Mr Dionelis holds Masters Degrees of:
- Mechanical engineer N.U.A. (National University of Athens);
- Electrical engineer N.U.A.;
- Transport engineer;
- Economist (Economic University of Greece) – Master’s in Art of economics, specialization in transport economics.
Policy session: “EETS – Where are we?
Tuesday 30 May
12.00 – 13.00
Key industry challenges – EU and US perspective
Wednesday 31 May
15.00 – 16.15
Managing Director/CEO, Attikes Diadromes SA
Bill M. Halkias, PE, is the Managing Director/CEO of Attikes Diadromes SA, the Operating Agency of Attica Tollway (Attiki Odos), in Athens, Greece since 1998. He has 35 years of professional experience in Greece and USA with specialization in transportation engineering. He is an Engineering graduate of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA - 1981) with a Master’s Degree from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT, USA - 1984).
Mr. Halkias is currently the President of the HELLENIC ASSOCIATION of TOLL ROAD NETWORK (“HELLASTRON)”, established with the participation of all toll road infrastructures operating in Greece, comprising of about 2.500 kms and part of the Trans European Network (TEN). In addition, he is the 2nd Vice President of the Association of Operators of Toll Road Infrastructures (ASECAP) and a former President of the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers (2010-2012).
Furthermore, he is a registered member of the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) and a Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in eight US states, a Fellow Member of both the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), while he has also served as Member of the Freeway Operations Committee of the Transportation Research Board (TRB). He is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Bridge Tunnel Turnpike Association (IBTTA) and a member of many Transport and PPP Organizations and Committees in Greece and worldwide.
Financing new mobility needs and trends - preparing the infrastructure of the future: what are the solutions
Tuesday 30 May
09.30 – 11.30
Program Manager for Cooperative Systems and Services, ASFINAG
Mr. Marko Jandrisits is leading the ASECAP Permanent Committee on ITS and Innovation is employed by ASFINAG the Austrian Operators of the High Level Road Network as Program Manager for Cooperative Systems and Services. He is Co-Chair of the Amsterdam Group and delegate to several national and international ITS related bodies like the C-ITS Deployment Platform, ETSI, CEN and CEPT.
Mr. Jandrisits graduated from the University of Applied Sciences Wr. Neutstadt for Interdisciplinary Management as “Diplom-Ingenieur (FH)”. Since 2000 he worked as Project Manager in the field of Transport and Traffic Telematics and was responsible for the development and implementation of numerous projects in transports, logistics and information technologies for ESA, EC and on national level. He was member of the board of the Austrian Institute of Navigation and delegate to the European Maritime Radionavigation Forum.
Moderator of the Policy session: “Innovative megatrends in the road transport sector”
Tuesday 30 May
14.30 – 16.00
ASECAP President and President of SEOPAN
At the present time he is President of SEOPAN. SEOPAN is the Association of Infrastructure Contractors and Concessionaires. The annual turnover of its member companies reaches almost 80 billion € with 470.000 employees Is also President of the CEOE’s Commission of Concessions and Services, Vice president of CEOE’s Commission of International Relations, Board and Executive Committee member of CEOE (Spanish Employers Confederation), Vice president of CNC (National Construction Confederation), Board member of the Construction Labor Foundation (FLC), Board member of Spanish Road Association (AEC), ASECAP Permanent Representative and IBTTA Board of Directors member. Among other responsibilities, he has been working for 10 years in Vias y Construcciones (ACS Group), 5 among them as director of the company in Portugal.
Executive Director, ASFINAG - International IBTTA Vice President
(born 11 February 1968)
Having graduated from the College for Technical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Department in Mödling, Klaus Schierhackl studied business management at the Vienna University of Economics and Business from 1987 to 1992.
From 1991 to 1995 he worked as an assistant at the Institute for Transport Industry while simultaneously completing his doctorate degree.
From 1995 to 1997, Schierhackl worked in Organisational Development at MAN in Munich, then moved to a logistics-related corporate consultancy, before being appointed head of the Toll Department at ASFINAG in 1997. Since that time Schierhackl maintains close contact with ASECAP, with European Institutions and many other stakeholders in the traffic and transport environment.
From 2005 to 2007 Klaus Schierhackl was managing director of ASFINAG Maut Service GmbH and in October 2007 Schierhackl was appointed board member of ASFINAG. He is primarily responsible for the tasks of financing, accounting & controlling, human resources, legal services, tolling and international business.
Klaus Schierhackl was president of ASECAP between 2011 and 2013. Since 2011 he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the globally acting International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) and is currently serving as the association’s International Vice President. Moreover, he has been a member of the European Road Transport Telematics Implementation Organisation’s (ERTICO) Supervisory Board since June 2015.
Key industry challenges - EU and US perspectives
Wednesday 31 May
15.20 – 16.40
Director of International Affairs and Customer Services, ASFA
Malika SEDDI, Director of International Affairs and Customer Services in ASFA (Association of motorway and facilities concessionaires in France). Engaged in the toll industry with different positions within ASFA, she is deeply involved in ASECAP (Association for toll motorway operators in Europe). She is the chair woman of Safety permanent committee (Coper 2). She was the International Vice-President of IBTTA (Worldwide association for the owners and operators of toll facilities and industry) 2013/2015/2016. She is also involved in ERTICO (ITS Europe), and PIARC (Wold road Association) representing ASFA members’ interests. She had been involved in many European projects aiming to improve road safety and for the development of harmonised ITS services.
Moderator of the Policy session : Maintenance and preservation of the assets: ensuring the highest standards of safety
Tuesday 30 May
16.30 – 18.00
Director of International Affairs, AISCAT
Emanuela Stocchi is an expert in EU legislation and policies and she is the Director of International Affairs for AISCAT (Associazione Italiana Società Concessionarie Autostrade e Trafori), the Italian Association of Toll Highways Concessionaires Companies. In this role she ensures the Association’s contacts with the EU Institutions and other European and International organizations active in the transportation field. Emanuela is Vice Chair of the ASECAP (European Association of Toll Highways Concessionaires Companies) Permanent Committee of Road Safety, Environment and Sustainability and is also a member of the PIARC (World Road Association) International committees on infrastructure financing and road terminology.
Emanuela serves as Executive Officer of IBTTA (International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association), the worldwide alliance of toll operators and associated industries that provides a forum for sharing knowledge and ideas to promote and enhance toll-financed and other direct-user-fee-financed transportation services. She served IBTTA and its members through work on several committees before being appointed to the Board of Directors in 2011. She also served a two-year term as International Vice President, one-year term as Second Vice President and First Vice President, and served as President of the Association in 2017.