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Carsten Bopp

Developing organizations to market and commercial excellence. Offering strategic market knowhow and best industry practice in the energy and infrastructure sector for Senior Management Advisory and Board positions.


  • Senior executive in the global, high technology investment goods industry.

  • Commercially oriented executive manager with strong business acumen, leadership skills and a dedication for motivating and developing teams and individuals.

  • Generates innovative ideas and solutions to problems, thinks strategically and displays a vision through a strong communication capability.

(1997 - 2007)

ALSTOM Power / ABB Kraftwerke AG

Business Sales Manager Europe, Baden
Full sales responsibility for Turn Key Power Plant Projects

Department Manager Engineering & Logistics Gas Turbines, Baden
Providing all kind of Service Solutions to an world-wide installed fleet of >300 Gas Turbines.

Key Achievements & Projects

  • Development and implementation of the GT11NM Performance Upgrade Package
  • Chugach Electric Power, Alaska - Full GT Reftrofit & Repowering
  • 420 MW Combigolfe Power Plant to GDF Suez France
  • 840 MW Maxima (Flevo) Centrale to Electrabel Netherlands

(2008 – 2016)

Bombardier Transportation

President of the Board of Directors, Zürich
(Verwaltungsratspräsident) Bombardier Transportation Switzerland Ltd & Bombardier Transportation Israel Ltd

Head of Product Line Light Rail Vehicles, Wien
(Leiter Konzernsegment Stadt- und Strassenbahnen) – 500mio EUR sales and 2000 employees.

Head of Sales, Marketing and Chief Country Representatives, Berlin
Region Central / Eastern Europe and CIS – approx. 2.5bn EUR sales

Key Achievements & Projects

  • SBB - Fernverkehr Doppelstock "TWINDEXX"
  • SL - Metro Stockholm C30
  • Deutsche Bahn S-Bahn Hamburg
  • Tram Flexity Basel, Zürich & Gothenburg
  • City Train - Köln/Düsseldorf


Further Mandates

Bopp Gruppe
Chairman of the Board (Beirat)

HOLM - House of Logistics and Mobility
Member of the Board of the Founding
Association HOLM e.V.

ZfU - Zentrum für Unternehmensentwicklung
Lecturer within the Board Practice Academy

swisscleantech - the voice of a sustainable
and liberal economy



Carsten Bopp

Bopp Consulting GmbH

Parkring 41

CH-8002 Zürich

+41 79 4264842