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Bangsgaard has been leading ERTICO – ITS Europe since January 2017. ERTICO is a
multi-sector platform with 120 partners from more than 25 countries and with
headquarter in Brussels, Belgium. He worked for ERTICO also from 2001-2006 as
Director of International Affairs and communications where he was responsible
for the international deployment support for ITS on markets like China, India,
Russia, and Brazil.
Bangsgaard is a Danish national with a university background in international
economics and 27 years’ experience working in Brussels on transport and
Bangsgaard was from 2010-2016 Director General of FIA Region I and responsible
for the mobility activities of the FIA in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Before becoming Director General he worked as Director of International
Relations at the FIA Foundation where he was responsible for the deployment
support and global campaigning for vehicle safety technologies. He has also
represented mobility interests for a regional authority and he worked for two
years in the European Commission Transport Directorate.
Jacob Bangsgaard is
President of the MaaS Alliance, and was on the Board of Euro NCAP from
2010-2016 and Secretary General of the Belgian association eSafetyAware from
ITS Congress: Mobility as a Service
With the increasing digitization of our society, boundaries former given by the availability of information will disappear. In future mobility services along a route or transport chain will be requested and the end-user of these services takes centre stage. Intelligent transport systems and services (ITS) facilitate and shape this change, which is right now accelerated by the politically correct framework conditions in our country and in Europe.