Today, the Extraordinary General Assembly of EIM unanimously elected as its President Maria Luisa Dominguez Gonzalez, Chairwoman of the Spanish Infrastructure Manager Adif. She succeeds to Mr Gorm Frimannslund, former CEO of Bane NOR.
Dyan Crowther, CEO of HS1 and interim President of EIM stated: “I highly welcome the appointment of Maria Luisa Dominguez Gonzalez as the President- elect of EIM. I trust her to further support the evolution of the role and the mandate of rail infrastructure managers in Europe. My team and I are very much looking forward to working with her and all other members of EIM to ensure cross-border connectivity and seamless transport flows.”
Maria Luisa Dominguez Gonzalez stated: “I thank all members of EIM for their trust and support. I am very honored to chair EIM and to succeed to the former President-elect Gorm Frimannslund and the interim President Dyan Crowther. I have seen the association evolve to an important European stakeholder, ensuring that the interests of rail infrastructure managers are heard and respected. This is all the more important, given the strategic role of rail infrastructure managers to decarbonise transport and provide resilient, state of the art and innovative solutions. In the next years, investments in physical and digital rail infrastructure capacity will be crucial to reach this objective”.
Ms Dominguez is a Civil Engineer and Law graduate, she teaches at several Spanish universities, and has been working in railways for more than 25 years. She was appointed as Adif’s chairwoman in 2021.