A graduate of École Centrale de Lyon, Alain Krakovitch also holds a master’s degree in management and logistics from École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales. From 2002 to 2004, he coordinated the reorganization plan for SNCF’s Fret subsidiary, and from 2005 to 2007 he served as station master at Paris-Nord station. In 2007, he became chief of staff to SNCF’s Chairman, working with Anne Marie Idrac and later with Guillaume Pepy. From 2008 to 2012, he headed RER lines D and R and served as Regional Director for south-eastern Paris. In 2012, he served as head of Railway Service Safety and Quality, and in 2014 he became Managing Director of Transilien.