Barbara Grau is the Head of European and International Affairs in the Corporate Human Resources Department of SNCF since 2011. She represents SNCF in several European and international bodies: in the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (HRD Group), the European Sectoral Social Dialogue (for railways) and UIC (Talent and Expertise Development Platform). She has a long experience in SNCF in international projects, international marketing (as InterRail product manager) and the field of human resources (recruitment, training, social dialogue, …). She was a member of the negotiation team of the agreement Women In Rail (WIR), a European Social Partners agreement that operates for the promotion and development of gender equality and gender diversity in the railway sector.
Since 2021, she has been representing SNCF as a partner in the Erasmus+ funded project STAFFER (Skill Training Alliance For the Future European Rail system), a blueprint initiative for futureproofing the European railway sector in terms of railway training and sectorial cooperation.
She speaks German, French and English.