- High level of interdisciplinary system knowledge in the railway sector
- Expert in planning and tendering control and safety technology, ETCS
- Experienced in project realisation with railway operators and industry clients at the national and international level
Contact Steffen Jurtz at the Berlin office
Steffen Jurtz has been one of the managing directors of NEXTRAIL GmbH since 2017. His excellent reputation in the railway industry as a proven expert in the field of control and safety technology is based on his more than 25 years of professional experience as a consultant and partner for lighthouse projects in the area of control and safety technology for well-known railway operators and industry in Germany and abroad.
Before joining NEXTRAIL as managing director and senior consultant, he spent 14 years in the same role for one of Germany’s largest engineering companies in the field of consulting and planning of railway systems, in which he played a key role in building. Before this, Steffen Jurtz was responsible for the project planning and project management of large control and safety technology projects on the system manufacturer side for several years. In addition to his high level of professional and technical expertise, his consultancy work focuses on minimising project duration and risk by developing in-depth inventory and planning documents. For example, implementing interdisciplinary projects and completing them on schedule, even with tight planning periods. In addition to his work at NEXTRAIL, he is a member of the advisory board of the renowned trade magazine ‘Signal & Draht’.
Steffen Jurtz graduated with a degree in engineering from the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Science at TU Dresden (formerly Hochschule für Verkehrswesen ‘Friedrich List’ Dresden).