President & CEO
Mr. Sacristan joined 407 ETR in January 2017 as President and CEO, when he was also appointed to the Board of Directors for 407 International Inc. Mr. Sacristan has over 20 years of international experience in engineering and infrastructure asset management and is currently President & CEO of 407 International – a 108 km all electronic toll-highway across the Greater Toronto Area.
Mr. Sacristan is also currently Cintra’s Director for Canada, and as Cintra’s representative in Canada, Mr. Sacristan is also Director of both 407 East Development Group and Blackbird Development Group with responsibility for Public-Private Partnerships projects for Highway 407, Highway 412 and Highway 418.
Mr. Sacristan started his career in the Engineering and Construction sector in the late 1990s, managing several engineering and construction projects. He soon moved into the concession business, joining Cintra in 2001, where he progressed through several positions from project manager to the head of Asset Management for Europe, Australia and Colombia. Throughout his career at Cintra, he has held various roles and worked in different markets and asset classes globally.
His experience during the financial crisis in Europe exposed him to unique challenges, successfully leading severe cost and financial restructurings and corporate divestments.
Mr. Sacristan’s deep experience in these sectors has provided him with top management skills in operations, project finance, technical analysis as well as strategic thinking, corporate governance, commercial and institutional relationships, etc.
Mr. Sacristan holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering and Structural Design