Julien Dehornoy, CEO of Yarra Trams, is helping bring world’s best practice to the world’s largest tram network. Julien is passionate about improving the passenger experience of more than 200,000 daily passengers, operations and asset management best practice, and driving engagement of Yarra Trams 2,700 employees.
Julien is familiar with leading large and complex transport operations, having more than 10 years’ experience in the SNCF Group (French railways). He was Managing Director of some of the largest and busiest train lines serving Paris. Prior to arriving at Yarra Trams, Julien was the Chief of Staff to the Minister for Transport in France.
Julien’s leadership role is grounded in his style of fostering strong collaboration, respect and trust between teams, stakeholders and partners, and his passion for public transport. Julien joined the network’s operator Keolis Downer in 2019.