International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Speakers
Xavier Delache
Coordinator, National Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Transport
France
Speaker
Climate Change Adaptation and Extreme Events: Ensuring Network Performance in a Changing World
11:00 - 12:30Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Xavier Delache is sub-director for economic studies, prospective and technical policy. As such, he, inter alia, coordinates the climate change adaptation action plan in the transport sector. With background in engineering and economics, Delache has served in various French government departments: the Treasury, the Telecommunication Regulation Authority, the Ministry for the Environment, and finally then the Ministry for Transport. Amongst other things, he has been in charge of security and preparedness research programs within the Ministry. He also served within the transport technical center (SETRA), focusing on transport demand modelling, project appraisal, traffic management and intelligent transport systems.