Our organisation

Since September 2014, AGIFI has brought together concession and partnership agreement holders that work with public authorities to modernise and develop France’s national rail network. The Association contributes to national discussions about the railway sector. We take positions in public debates on regulatory, political, and economic issues that affect us.

The members of the Association

Gilles Rakoczy

President of AGIFI
Representative of Oc'Via

Biography

A graduate of École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, Gilles managed the Île-de-France regional branch for Egis Aménagement (transport and mobility engineering, urban development, etc.). He then served as Managing Director of the European Economic Interest Grouping that manages and operates the Mont Blanc Tunnel for ATMB and the Italian Mont Blanc Tunnel Company (SITMB).

He became the new Managing Director of Oc’Via on 1 May 2019.

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Valérie Vesque-Jeancard

Vice-President of AGIFI
Representative of LISEA

Biography

Valérie Vesque-Jeancard is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, and holds a postgraduate degree in economics from the Ecole d’Economie de Paris. She was a consultant at the World Bank in 1992/1993, before joining France’s Ministry of Economy and Finance, where she held several positions between 1994 and 2001. She served as an auditor of the Cour des Comptes (French national auditing body) from 2002 to 2005 and was appointed Deputy CEO of France’s National Library (BnF) in 2006. Mrs Vesque-Jeancard became Deputy Secretary-General of the Ministry of Culture and Communication in 2010 and joined the Réunion des Musées Nationaux-Grand Palais in 2011 as Deputy CEO.
After spending more than 20 years in international project financing, at the head of cultural institutions and in the retail industry, Valérie Vesque-Jeancard was appointed in 2018 France & Americas (excluding Brazil) Area deputy Director at VINCI Airports. She serves as Chairman of Aéroports de Lyon’s Board, President of Grand Ouest Airports’ Strategic Council, Chairman of the Board of Directors of  Coriport (Costa Rica), TBI Airport Management (United States), TBI US Operations (United States), Orlando Sanford International Inc. (United States) and Aerodom (Dominican Republic). She’s also member of the Board of Directors of Nuevo Pudahuel (Chile).
In addition, in May 2021, she became CEO of VINCI Railways in addition to her position at VINCI Airports.

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Marc Milosevic

Vice-President of AGIFI
Representative of SYNERAIL

Biography

Marc Milosevic’s career began in 1994 at GTM (today called VINCI Construction Grands Projets) as a Project Engineer for iconic civil engineering structures such as the PPP Confederation Bridge project in PEI Canada and Project Manager for the PPP Charilaos Trikoupis Bridge in Rion-Antirion Greece.

Marc then joined VCGP LNG department in 2004 as Director of Development, before joining Arcelor Mittal Construction as General Manager for Greece and the Balkans.

Marc returned to VINCI Concession in 2010 as Chief Technical Officer for PPP Aegean Motorway between Lamia and Thessaloniki then PPP Olympia Odos motorway between Athens and Patras in Greece.

Since 2018, Marc is Director of Development for VINCI Railways at the VINCI Concession headquarters.

Marc has been involved during his career in 4 majors PPP projects, both on the contractor side and the concessionaire side from the very beginning of the design to delivery to the public.

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Florent Janssen

Vice-President of AGIFI
Representative of ERE

Biography

After 10 years of activity in the field of infrastructure works in France, mainly on PPP and concession projects, Florent Janssen joined the Eiffage Group in 2012 on the Bretagne – Pays de la Loire high-speed line project (PPP – €3 billion).
There, within the project management of the design-build consortium, he was in charge of civil engineering works, track works and pre-commissioning tests.
He has been with Eiffage Concessions since September 2017, and is now Director of Development for infrastructure and international projects.

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Lionel Epely

Treasurer of AGIFI
Representative of LISEA

Biography

Graduate from Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, Lionel Epely started his career in transportation traffic forecasts at Systra engineering company. He moved on to several positions related to infrastructure project financing, in New York initially then in Paris.

He joined VINCI Concessions in 2014 where he worked on new financing ventures as well as M&A opportuntities in the mobility sector. He led the refinancing of LISEA which was finalized in 2018. In 2019, he was appointed as Director of Structured Finance at VINCI Concessions. He joined LISEA’s monitoring committee in 2022, before being formally appointed as CEO on September 1st, 2023.

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Jean-Matthieu de Laferrière

Representative of ERE

Biography

A graduate of the École Spéciale des Travaux Publics (ME00), Jean-Matthieu de Laferrière started his career with SNCF in the maintenance and operation of railway infrastructure for conventional and high-speed lines. In 2012, he joined the Eiffage Group as Maintenance Director for the Bretagne-Pays de la Loire HSL. Since July 2020, he has also served as Head of Operations at ERE.

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Pierre-Emmanuel BELUCHE

Representative of Oc'Via

Biography

Pierre-Emmanuel Beluche joined Meridiam as Investment Director in March 2022, where he is responsible for infrastructure projects in Africa and Europe. He is a Member of the Supervisory Board of Raxio Group, Africa’s leading carrier-neutral Data Center operator, and Board Member at LISEA, the South-Europe Atlantic (SEA) High-Speed Rail concession in France.

Prior to joining Meridiam, Pierre-Emmanuel Beluche served in the French Ministry of Finance for about a decade. He joined the Treasury in 2013 as Deputy Head of Unit for Sub-Saharan Africa, where he held various mandates on Board Committees at the French Agency for Development (AFD) and PROPARCO. In 2015, he moved to Agence France Trésor (AFT), as Head of Market Operations, in charge of executing the State’s Funding Program. In 2017, he was appointed Executive Director for Belgium, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and Switzerland at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Manila, Board Member and then Chair of the Audit Committee. Back to the Treasury in 2020, in the Financial Services Department, he took over as Head of Unit for Sustainable Finance, Corporate Law, Accounting Standards and Corporate Governance.

Prior to this, Pierre-Emmanuel Beluche worked in the Investment Banking industry at BNP Paribas – Fortis in 2008-2009, in the Equity Derivatives Unit.

Pierre-Emmanuel Beluche holds a Civil Engineer Degree and Master of Science Degree in Applied Mathematics from Ecole des Ponts ParisTech (2008). He is also an alumnus of Sciences Po Paris (2010) and Ecole nationale d’administration (2011-2012).

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Pierre-Yves Estrades

Representative of SYNERAIL

Biography
Directeur Adjoint de la Maîtrise d’Ouvrage chez VINCI Concessions Directeur QHS & COOPERATE chez VINCI Concessions

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Jean-Bruno Delrue

Representative of rail maintenance companies

Biography

With more than twenty-five years of professional experience, Jean-Bruno Delrue is an engineer by training and holds an MBA. He has worked successively in the automotive industry, at the Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer français and then within the VINCI group.

Currently President of MESEA, a VINCI Concessions subsidiary in charge of the operation and maintenance of the Tours-Bordeaux High Speed Line, he was responsible for setting up this entity in preparation for the entry into commercial service of the Line in July 2017. Until December 2015, he was Director of Railway Infrastructure Maintenance for SNCF Réseau in Paris Rive-Gauche.

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Axel Guillermard

General delegate

Biography

After graduating from Grenoble EM in International Business, Axel Guillermard started his career in 2019, developping drinking water and sanitation projects internationally, from upstream commercial efforts to being project manager for a bids serving up to 200.000 inhabitants.

As of 2023, he joined AGIFI to serve as general delegate, where he oversees the implementation of the Board’s roadmap, as well as ensuring the general coordination of the association’s work streams.

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