Jacob Bangsgaard has been leading ERTICO – ITS Europe since 1st January 2017. ERTICO is a multi-sector platform with 123 partners from more than 25 countries and with headquarter in Brussels, Belgium.He worked for ERTICO also from 2001-2006as Director of International Affairs and communications where he was responsible for the international deployment support for ITS on markets like China, India, Russia, and Brazil.
Mr Bangsgaard is a Danish national with a university background in international economics and 26 years’ experience working in Brussels on transport and mobility issues.
Mr Bangsgaard was from 2010-2016Director General of FIA Region I andresponsible for the mobility activities of the FIA in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.Before becoming Director General he worked as Director of International Relations at the FIA Foundation where he was responsible for the deployment support and global campaigning for vehicle safety technologies.
He has also represented mobility interests for a regional authority and he worked for two years in the European Commission Transport Directorate.
Jacob Bangsgaard is also President of the MaaS Alliance, and was on the Board of Euro NCAP from 2010-2016 and Secretary General of the Belgian association eSafetyAware from 2009-2016.