Bassam Mansour is an International Railway Industry Advisor - Sponsored and trained by British Railways Board, has held a range of positions in British Railways Board front line services at both Supervisory and Senior Management levels in all Railways disciplines including (design & construction and Operation & Maintenance). His proven industrial experience and career spans over 30 years.

Bassam has a degree in Engineering from Manchester University, business degree from London university and he is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (London), he is internationally known and acknowledged expert in the railway Industry with proven international projects delivery track record, he has worked on Major Projects in UK, Ireland, Japan, China, Turkey, India, UAE, KSA and Malaysia. Bassam was the Director of Engineering in Dubai Metro and played a recognised part in the delivery of Dubai Metro.

Bassam has contributed to may international railway standards, and delivered many technical papers on the design and delivery of international railway projects. He was a member of the GCC technical committee on the development of the GCC railways including high speed, and led the development of the National Transport Plan, railway law, railway regulations and railway Standards in the UAE.