Francois E. Guichard
Francois E. Guichard is the Intelligent Transport Systems and Automated Driving focal point of the United Nations (UNECE). He is supervising the activities on technical regulations related to vehicle automation and vehicle connectivity and on legal aspects related to Automated Vehicles in traffic. Previously, he worked as line manager at Daimler AG, he advocated for the introduction of Advance Emergency Braking Systems (AEBS) in the legislation (a relevant contribution for increasing road safety). Before that, he advised a number of Countries on their strategies to tackle environmental issues after having gained experience as a noise / GHG / pollutants emission testing engineer. He started his career as International Management Associate at Mercedes-Benz, gaining experience in Germany, South Africa and in the United States of America.