Catherine ChardonManaging Director, RATP Dev London

Catherine Chardon was named Managing Director for RATP Dev London, the Bus Group operation for Transport for London (TfL) in February 2019. From her London office, Catherine heads up the effort to expand RATP Dev’s global reach in London and UK offering worldwide expertise in operating quality bus networks.  

As a long-time employee of RATP Group and RATP Dev with more than twenty years of transportation experience, Catherine has held senior executive positions delivering bus and rail services in France and Switzerland before moving to the USA and United Kingdom. She was Chief Executive Officer of RATP Dev North America for four years before moving to London.  She was recruited by RATP Dev’s Paris Headquarters to lead a major push into the North American marketplace. After four years in New-York, the Group namedher Business Transformation Director and Chief Digital Officer for RATP Dev UK in September 2018. 

Fluent in French and English, Catherine holds a Master’s Degree from Paris Descartes University and from Nottingham University in England.  She is also a graduate of INSEAD business school.  She serves as a Board Member for the RATP Group Foundation, a philanthropic board that funds educational and cultural opportunities for young people worldwide.  Catherine is an active member of the French American Chamber of Commerce serving as a member of the Women in Business Committee and is an advisor to the french foreign trade.  She is a friend of ELLPHA which embraces artificial intelligence to create a gender-balanced world, faster.

Catherine and her husband reside in London, UK with their youngest child out of three.

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