Luc Lallemand holds a merchant marine deck officer’s license, a degree in sales engineering, and a post-graduate degree in foreign exchange trading and international finance. He began his career in 1988 as a deck officer, and 1991 joined the Belgian National Railway Company (SNCB) as a financial adviser. In 1995 he moved to the Belgian government, where he handled a number of projects aimed at reforming the transport industry—rail, air, inland waterways and maritime—as well as the nation’s finances. Seven years later, he became Chief Financial Officer and joined SNCB’s Executive Committee. After SNCB was split up in 2004, he became CEO and Chairman of the Executive Committee at Infrabel, Belgium’s rail infrastructure manager. In addition to past positions as a director of Réseau Ferré de France (RFF) and an independent director of RATP Dev, Mr Lallemand served as Chairman of the Vinçotte Group’s Board of Directors until May 2022.