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Speaker

Christian Labrot

President, International Road Transport Union (IRU)

Mr. Christian Labrot is the President of the International Road Transport Union (IRU). He enjoys a distinguished career in transport, which started in 1979 at BWV, the German Association of Professional Transport Companies and Shippers.  He was appointed Managing Director of BWV in 1990 and became Secretary General of the German Federation of Economics, Transport and Logistics in 1995. Mr Labrot has also served as a member of various IRU Commissions for many years, including: President of the IRU Liaison Committee for own-account transport and Vice-President of the Goods Transport Liaison Committee with the European Union. Mr Labrot studied Economics at the University of Bonn, Germany, specialising in transport economics, where he graduated in 1979. He also holds an MA in Economics.