Xavier Conill has several years of experience as a Project Manager and Consultant, and as Director of Operations in various technology companies focused on providing solutions in the telecommunications, environmental and mobility fields. He has participated in various mobility projects in Spain, in particular in the Barcelona Metropolitan area. nuMIDAS is his first European project.
1. Can you tell us about AMBi and your role in the project?
AMB Informació I Serveis (AMB Informació) is a public limited company under the direct management of the public authority Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona (AMB). Its activity focuses on the provision of services around procedures, customer support and information in the field of public transport and sustainable mobility, and also on the design, development and implementation of novel, leading-edge sustainable mobility services in Barcelona’s metropolitan area. My role in the company is coordinator of the PMO (Project Management Office).
The responsibilities range from conceptualising and defining projects to overseeing tender processes, managing project implementation, and ensuring compliance with the company’s ISO9001 General Quality System. In the case of the nuMIDAS project, we have defined the use cases for the Barcelona Metropolis, as well as provided all the data for the analysis and tested the tool and its usability.
2. Can you tell us about the main mobility challenges in Barcelona Metropolitan area and how AMBi has been working towards them?
The main mobility challenges of the Barcelona metropolitan area are to improve air quality, offer quality public transport to citizens and promote sustainable mobility solutions as alternatives to private vehicles.