François DAVENNE is Secretary General of OTIF (Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail) since 2013. He promotes interdisciplinary work and partnership building to expand uniform regulations for international carriage by rail.
Before his election, he was in charge of railway safety and regulations in the French Ministry of Transport.
He graduated 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 telecommunications, his first assignments were in the French housing sector, where he managed key operational programmes.