Alex de Jong has been Business Manager Public Transport at VDL Bus & Coach bv for more than 15 years. In this role, he is responsible for the international Public Transport (PT) team and for the PT activities in the subsidiaries. In total, he has more than 25 years of experience in the international Public Transport Industry. Alex has been a key player in the transition from internal combustion engines (ICE) to the electrification of Public Transport buses of VDL Bus & Coach. This experience was the foundation that led to the development of the New Generation VDL Citea.
Within the UITP association, Alex is Vice Chair of the Vehicle and Equipment Industry Committee plus a member of the Bus Committee.