By granting us their time and sharing their knowledge with young engineers around the world, our lecturers are the backbone of the Foundation.

Their dedication and availability are behind the success of the Foundation's actions. In addition, some of them have made a donation to the Foundation.

Our lecturers are selected through the ITA-AITES ITA-CET Committee, they come from both the academic and corporate world.

If you would like to participate in our activities as a lecturer, please contact the ITA-CET committee from the contact page


There are 127 lecturers

ADMIRAAL Han - Netherlands
Managing Director
ITACUS Co-chair

AGWOR Abidemi - Nigeria
ROWGA Managing Director

AMBERG Felix - Switzerland
Amberg Group Ltd President
ITACET Foundation Secretary and Treasurer

ANAGNOSTOU Georgios - Switzerland
ETH Zurich Professor

ASSIS Andre - Brazil
Univ. Brazilia Full Professor
Former ITA President

Babendererde Engineers CEO

BABENG GmbH Partner
ITA Vice President

BABER Jonathan - UK
Institution of Civil Engineers UK Member

BAI Yun - China
Tong Ji University Professor
Former ITA Vice President

BÄPPLER Karin - Germany
Herrenknecht AG Head of Geotechnics &Consulting Traffic Tunnelling
Vice animateur WG14

BERG Heidi - Norway
Trimble Solution sales manager

BETTELINI Marco - Switzerland
Amberg Specialist Aerodynamics, Ventilation & Safety

BIANCARDO Salvatore Antonio - Italy
University of Naples Assistant Professor

BILGIN Nuh - Turkey
Istanbul Technical University Professor

BOBYLEV Nikolai - Russia
Russian Accademy of Sciences Senior Scientist

BOISSONNAS Yves - Switzerland
SIKA Global Owner & Specifier Manager – Underground Construction

BOLDINI Daniela - Italy
Sapienza University of Rome Associate Professor

McMillen Jacobs Associates Principal and supervising tunnel and geotechnical engineer

BROCH Einar - Norway
University Professor
Past ITA President

BROERE Wout - Netherlands
Delft University of Technology Professor
Animateur WG 20

BROX Dean - Canada
Dean Brox Consulting

BURGER Werner - Germany
Herrenknecht AG Chief Engineer

CADANELLI Massimo - Italy
Lombardo Engineering Ltd Senior Project engineer

University of Minnesota Director, CSBR

CELESTINO Tarcisio - Brazil
University of Sao Paolo Professor
ITA past president

CHIRIOTTI Elena - France
Head of Tunnelling and Earthworks Dep.
Animateur ITA Working Group 2

BASF Underground Manager

CORDING Edward, J. - USA
University of Illinois Professor Emeritus

CORNARO Antonia - Switzerland
Amberg Engineering Expert & Business Development Underground Space
ITACUS Co-chair

DE RIVAZ Benoit - Belgium
Bekaert Underground Solutions Global Technical & Business Development Manager

DE WIT Hans - Netherlands
Tunnel Engineering Consultants Managing Director

DEFFAYET Michel - France
ITACET Foundation President
Vice Chairman ITA-CET Committee

DELPIERRE Charles-Edouard - France
ENGIE Chief Officer of the Business Area Infrastructures Europe of Tractebel

Dix Arnold - Australia

ITA President

DIX Arnold - Australia
Arnold Dix Consultancy (Director)
ITA President

DUPRE Frank - Germany
Vice President of the FIEC

EDDIE Colin - England
CECL Managing Director/Professor

EHRBAR Heinz - Switzerland
Swiss Tunnel Holding Vice Chairman

Parsons Brinckerhoff Senior Professional Associate
Vice President & Tutor Itacus

ESKESEN Soren Degn - Denmark
Past ITA President & Tutor WG 14

FLORIA Vincenza - Italy
Geodata Design Manager

GALL Vojtech - USA
GALL ZEIDLER Consultants Principal

GALLER Robert - Austria
Montanuniversity Leoben Full Professor, Head of Chair
ITA-CET Committee Chairman

GARSHOL Knut - Norway
K. Garshol-Rock Engineering Ltd President

GODARD Jean-Paul - France

GOEL R.K. - India
Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research

GOLSER Johann sen. - Austria
Geoconsult Holding / Mining University Leoben Advisor / Professor Emeritus

GOMES Alexandre - Brazil
SMEC Global Chief Technical Principal for Tunnels and Underground Infrastructure
Former ITA Vice President

Polytechnical university of Catalonia Success manager and senoir monitoring specialist

GRASSO Piergiorgio - Italy
Geodata President of Geodata
Former ITA Vice President and ExCo Member

GROSSAUER Karl - Switzerland
Amberg Engineering Director of Geotechnical Division

GRÜBL Fritz - Germany
PSP Consulting Engineers GmbH Managing Director
ITA Member of the Executive Council (2003-2006)

GRØV Eivind - Norway
SINTEF / NTMU Chief scientist/Profesor
Former ITA Vice President & ExCo Member - Animateur WG12

GT Senthilnath - Singapore
Geoconsult Lead Engineer/Sr. Tunnel Engineer

HAUG Ruth - Norway
LNS Project Director
ITA Executive Council Member

HERR Roland - Thailand
Freelance journalist

HOJ Niels Peter - Switzerland
HOJ Consulting Director

Robbins President

HUMBERT Emmanuel - France
Member of ITA Working Group 2

JARRE Pietro - Italy
GEAM President

JONES Benoit - England
Inbye Engineering Managing Director

KANE Anthony - USA
Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure President & CEO

KARLOVSEK Jurij - Australia
University of Queensland Assistant Professor
Animateur ITA WG22

KLADOS Gus - Malaysia
MMC Gamuda Director of Tunnels

KNIGHTS Martin - United Kingdom
CH2MHill Halcrow Managing Director
Former ITA President

KOLIC Davorin - Croatia
Neuron Consult Managing Director
Former member of the ITA ExCo

KONIG Markus - Germany
Ruhr-Universitat Bochum Professor

LABBE Monique - France
Monique Labbé Les Ateliers

LAIGLE Francois - France
BG Consulting Engineers Senior engineer

LAMONT Donald - UK
Hyperbaric & Tunnel Safety Ltd
Animateur ITA WG5

LECA Eric - France
Arcadis Group Technical Director
Former ITA Vice President

LEE In-Mo - South Korea
School of Civil Eng., Korea Univ. Professor
ITA Past President

LEUCKER Roland - Germany
Past ITA COSUF chairman

MACARY Maud - France
CETU Research Specialist

MAIR Robert - UK
University of Cambridge Professor

MEDA Alberto - Italy
University of Rome Professor

MICHELIS Davide - Italy
MAPEI Engineer

MUNCKE Martin - Austria
ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG Senior Expert

AECOM Senior Vice President & Director of Engineering

Nasri Verya - United States
AECOM Global Tunnel Lead

NEUENSCHWANDER Matthias - Switzerland
Neuenschwander Consulting Engineers
Animateur of ITA WG3

NG Hau Wei - Australia
Gamuda Director - Tunnel

NILSEN Bjorn - Norway
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Professor

NOPPADOL Phienwej - Thailand
Asian Institute of Technology - Thailand

ORSENIGO Lorenzo - Italy
ICMQ General Manager

University of Leeds Assistant Professor
ITA Young Member Vice-chair

PEEV Edson - Brazil
Faculdade de Engenharia Industrial Senior Engineer

PEILA Daniele - Italy
Politecnico di Torino Professor
Former ITA ExCo member

PELIZZA Sebastiano - Italy
Politecnico di Torino Professor emeritus

REINKE Peter - Switzerland
HBI Haerter AG Project & Senior Engineer

ROHDE Jan - Norway
Sweco Senior Adviser
Former animateur of ITA WG 15

Parsons Brinckerhoff Senior Vice President

Pennsylvania Department of Transport Engineer

SCHIVRE Magali - France
INCAS Partners Co-founder & Partner

SCHMITZ Pierre - Belgium
Formerly Ministry of the Brussels Region - Retired in 2015 Senior Engineer

SEINGRE Gérard - Switzerland
BG Civil Engineer
ITA Treasurer

Louisiana Tech University (retired) Professor Emeritus

SUWANSAWAT Vince Suchatvee - Thailand
King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang Director of Ladkrabang
President of Thailand Underground and Tunneling Group (TUTG

ŠVEC Daniel - Czech Republic
Ingutis Ltd. Managing Director

THEWES Markus - Germany
Ruhr-University Bochum Full professor

TONESSEN Michael - Denmark
COWI Chief Specialist/Chief Project Manager within ImmersedTunnels inthe Department for Tunnels and Underground Structures

TONON Fulvio - USA
Univ. of Texas Austin Assistant Professor

VÄHÄAHO IIkka - Finland
City of Helsinki Head of Geotechnics

VANDEWALLE Marc - Belgium
MVW Consult / UPC Barcelona Consultance &Engineering Office / Honarary Professor

VION Olivier - France
ITA Executive Director

VOGEL Martin - Switzerland
SUVA Safety Engineer
WG 05

VOLLMANN Goëtz - Germany
Institute for Tunnelling Assistant Professor

VRKLJAN Ivan - Croatia
University of Rijeka Professor Emeritus

WAGNER Harald - Thailand
Consulting engineer TUTG Expert
Former ITA Vice President

WEISS Roland - Switzerland
VersuchsStollen Hagerbach AG Managing Director

WETZIG Volker - Switzerland
ASMP Certification office manager

YOO Chungsik - Korea
Sungkyunkwan University Vice Dean
Past Executive Council member

Monash University Professor of Rock Mechanics and Tunnelling

ZHOU Yingxin - Singapore
Technical Director, Knights Synergy (S) Pte Ltd.

ZINGG Sara - Switzerland
Lombardi SA, Switzerland Head of Underground Works Division

ZIV Nicolas - France
Bouygues Travaux Publics Civil Engineer