Björn Westerberg is the CEO of ASTOC – The Association of Swedish Train Operating Companies (42 members). Björn is a policy professional, working to enhance the quality , capacity and competitiveness of railway operators in Sweden and the EU. Previously he held several positions with SJ, the Swedish National Railway Co, i.e. Head of Strategy, Head of High Speed Train Procurement and Head of ERTMS. Before joining SJ, Björn was a partner at a technology strategy advisory firm for six years. He has been an advisor to industrial companies, government agencies, start-ups, venture capital firms and financial institutions on strategy, technology, and financing. Björn holds a business degree from the Stockholm School of Economics and a M.Sc. in Management, Sloan Fellow, from Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, USA.