MobLab 17
15 November 2017, Bellinzona


Giuliano Montanaro

CEO Alius consulting

Giuliano Montanaro received in 1998 the Master of Science MSc at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne (Switzerland), with specialization in transportation network planning.


After a first experience in rail freight transport planning he joined in 2001 SMA and Partner AG, a Swiss consulting company European leader in rail transportation, traffic and operation planning based in Zurich. In 2003 he became a member of the Board and in 2009 CEO and Director of the Planning Department. Giuliano Montanaro's experience is founded on numerous successfully realized, directed and supervised regional, national and international rail projects in many European countries.


In 2012 Giuliano Montanaro created his own consulting company, specialized in rail transport and system. The name alius consulting (alius is a latin word meaning "other" or "something else") reflects the philosophy of the company: Combine in an innovative way a strong consulting and management experience with a deep technical knowledge in rail system.


Today alius consulting is specialized in timetable planning, analysis of the operations, performance modelling, timetable robustness evaluation and network design. Using the most performing probabilistic simulation process and tool allow to obtain high quality results with very high added values in a very short time. Some main last project include for example the simulation of four main stations in Paris and its RER urban network and the new Crossrail project in London.


Giuliano Montanaro

alius consulting

ente regionale per lo sviluppobellinzonese e valli