Bardo Schettini Gherardini
Manager of Technical Team
European Rail Infrastructure Managers (EIM)
Bardo is a senior legal expert with sound experience on European standardisation and specific expertise on European policies and legal aspects related to digitalisation, including Artificial Intelligence and robotics applications. Since October 2018 Bardo is the Manager of the Technical Team and Senior Analyst on rail policy matters in EIM, the "European Rail Infrastructure Managers" association. Bardo's responsibilities range from the team coordination of the 18 EIM technical Working Groups to the management of the relevant relations with the European Railways Agency, EU Institutions and the European associations in the rail sector. Previously, Bardo worked for 12 years at CEN and CENELEC, the European Standardisation Bodies, as Director of Legal Affairs, where he contributed to the development of policies to secure legal compliance of European standards with new technologies and EU legislation (copyright and patents, competition law...). Furthermore, Bardo worked for the European Commission as National Expert and for the Italian Chambers of Commerce in Brussels.