Director General, International Union of Railways (UIC)

François Davenne

François Davenne is Incoming Director General of UIC. He was previously Secretary General of OTIF (Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail) between 2013 and end of 2018.

He is graduate of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications d’Evry in 1988 and of the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA) in 1999. After experience in international satellite tele-communications, his first assignments were in the French housing sector, where he managed key operational programmes. He will become UIC Director General end of June 2019.