Professor of transport and mobility management at EPFL-- Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Lausanne 1971-2003 after traffic engineering studies at Yale University and sabbatical in transportation studies at UC Berkeley.AISTS – EPFL at Lausanne 2000-2018 mega-event transport and mobility management lecturer.

50 years of transport planning and traffic system and mobility management teaching, research and consulting in Switzerland, France, Portugal, Brazil, Russia and the US with academic and project development in 20 countries worldwide.

Specialized in Olympic mega event legacy transport planning and sustainable mobility management:

  • based on transport advisory for Swiss regional and national mega-events

  • 1980 participation in 1984 Sarajevo Olympic Winter Games transport planning, Calgary 1988 and Nagano 1998 Winter Games monitoring

  • IOC transport advisor since 1996. IOC Evaluation commission member for applicant and candidate cities for the 2012 to 2020 Summer and Winter Olympic Games.

  • Olympic transport system development monitoring of Sydney 2000, Salt Lake City 2002, Athens 2004, Turin 2006, Beijing 2008, London 2012, Sochi 2014, Rio de Janeiro 2016 and currently Tokyo 2020 Games.

About 150 conferences, seminars, postgraduate courses, papers and communications focusing on:

  • Mega-event metropolitan and regional transport systems development and multi-modal mobility management

  • Mega-event transport and venue territorial positioning and last mile accessibility management

  • Mega-event transport system

    • environmental improvement impact studies,

    • urban development medium and long legacies

    • sustainable multi-modal mobility management prospective

    • in coherence with IOC 2020 Games management objectives