Bertrand GOALOU is leading the sustainable urban transport and railways activities of the Transport Sector Group at the Asian Development Bank. With more than 20 years of experience in the sector, Bertrand’s expertise covers all stages of the project cycle. He joined ADB in 2010 and devised sustainable urban transport projects in Central West Asia with a focus on innovative and transformative solutions.
He was seconded out to the Agence Française de Développement from 2016 to 2020 where he led the urban transport portfolio and implemented projects in Africa and in Asia. Prior to joining ADB, Bertrand held various Project Director positions in a leading international transportation engineering firm. He worked in Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa and developed tailored transportation initiatives including urban mobility plans, bus rapid transit, light rail, metro, non-motorized transport and railways projects.