Alain joined H+K in January 2015 as Executive Strategy Director.
Since 2008, Alain has been Alstom’s Délégué Général for Europe, Head of the Brussels’s office and SVP for European Affairs. He established the EU office, recruiting and managing a team of recognised professionals and positioning the group in Brussels as a visible and well respected contributor to EU policy, dealing with issues such as: Energy (infrastructure) and Climate policy; (Rail) Transport; Trade (FTA, WTO, GPA, Market access, Public procurement, IPR); Competition policy (state aid and merger control cases); Research and Development; Regional Cohesion policy (positioning the group on large infrastructure projects and dealing with member states), DG Market, Public Procurement,OLAF, Infringement procedures etc.).
Between 2003 and 2008, Alain was the President and CEO of ALSTOM China in Beijing. As legal representative of the Group for the PR China, he sat on the Board of 18 Joint Ventures with Chinese partners.
Founder and Chairman of the Associate members of the “Rail Forum Europe”, former President of the “Club des Grandes Entreprises”, Vice-President of the European Section of the French Trade Advisor Group (CCE).
Alain graduated from HEC (France) before obtaining an MBA from McGill University (Canada) and ESADE (Spain). He is fluent in French, English, Spanish (notion of Portuguese and mandarin).