Maria has lead and successfully completed FP7 LOCOMACHS Project over four years (a 32 partners European project which included the key players in the aircraft industry). The large consortium was formed with the main aeronautical companies in Europe, many SME's and research centres. Especially impressive was how Maria kept the flow of knowledge and good mood with the group and between partners. She demonstrated high organisation and leadership skills in delegating, coordinating, structuring, communication and knowing when and how to push people to really contribute is extra ordinary. Her capability to inspire and support all the partners- from OEMS to SMEs- involved is certainly one of the critical factors for the success of LOCOMACHS.She has made the project move European aerospace industry go beyond the state of the art.
His career and experiences are an inspiration to new talent within the organization. He has already successfully managed different teams within the WABCO company. Starting as a Quality Team Leader he was tasked with creating a new, functional Site Material Quality team. As a leader he is constantly working on self and team development resulting in motivation and a for drive results. He is open for new challenges, and proactively involves himself in new business initiatives. His team admire him and are learning leadership skills as well as understanding how to recognise the business environment. Being in his current position of Value Stream Leader he has already achieved professional success by leading a team of more than 200 people. He has a clear vision of his future career path, driving its realisation with passion.