Mr Giorgio Travaini

Head of Programme at Europe's Rail Joint Undertaking


Giorgio is responsible for the 1,2Bn€ Europe’s Rail R&I integrated Programme since 2022. He has been supervising as head of R&I the 920M€ R&I Programme of Shift2Rail, since 2015. Before, he was a Senior Corporate advisor at UNIFE, advising on strategic topics and preparing S2R. In 2007, as Senior Technical Manager, he supervised several R&I projects, teams and technical committees. He was also secretary of ERRAC. In 2006, he assisted Mr Paolo Costa, Chairman of Transport Committee of the European Parliament. In 2004 he worked for the European Chamber of Commerce association and the Valle d’Aosta Regional representation office. Prior to that he worked for Procter & Gamble in Rome and for BNP Paribas Cardiff in Paris .

He holds an Engineering Degree (Polytechnic of Turin) and a Master Degree in Public Affairs (London South Bank University).