As ETCS project manager at DB Kommunikationstechnik (telecoms technology), Christine Kraft has implemented the transmission technique along Corridor A in Germany Region West since 2015, as well as for the newly built knot point at Frankfurt City Railway, Homburger Damm, and the upgraded Frankfurt Main Station.
In addition to a German diploma in engineering/architecture, Christine has a master’s degree in European Studies with a focus on Digital Europe – Vision 2020 – Flagship Smart Growth.
Moreover, she has completed missions an engineer/architect in many countries including Vietnam, Libya, Ireland, Germany, the U.I., and Dubai. Further strings to her bow, Christine has worked for governmental bodies such as the Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam (MoET), for a World Bank project, and the State Building Authority in Germany.
In 2018, Christine signed a contract for remote work with the European Commission, appointed as an expert to assist the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) in managing EU and Euratom research and innovation programmes.
“The EU pillars of transport and SMEs are two of my specialist areas,” she says. “My passion for the future of the railway sector is closely linked to my interest in Digital Europe.”