General Director, Connekt
Since September 2001, André G.J.M. Hammer M.Sc. (1951) is general
director of Connekt, the innovation network for traffic
and transport. Connekt, a public private foundation in which ministries,
industry, branch organisations and knowledge institutes participate,
is charged with the duty of stimulating the development and transfer
of knowledge in the sphere of traffic and transport, thus contributing
to the indispensable innovation in this field.
From 1996 to the beginning of 2001, Hammer was general director
of move GmbH, an organisation responsible for the set-up
and execution of a very innovative, co-operative traffic management
around the World Exhibition Expo 2000 in Hannover.
Previous to that, he worked at management level in the field of
strategy development for public transport companies and directed
various projects in Eastern Europe. Hammer has been active in
international organisations for a long time. André Hammer studied
mechanical engineering, information science and traffic management.
Senior Citizens & future Technologies, April 23, 2003]