Management Board

Railways for the world of tomorrow – they keep us going. Together with our more than 6.200 employees, we create sustainable mobility solutions to make railways strong across Germany and around the world. In our role as managers, we have many years of experience and bring our full enthusiasm to each project we take on.

The management board of DB Engineering & Consulting consists of:

Andrea Bertallot

Andrea Bertallot was born in Berlin. She studied civil engineering at Berlin University of Applied Sciences.

Having held various project and management positions at DB ProjektBau, DB International, and DB Engineering & Consulting with a focus on business model and organizational development and operationalization of strategy implementation, Bertallot assumed the role of Chief Technology Officer from 2019 and 2023.

She has been Managing Director for the German Market Division since August 2022 and Chair of the Board of Managing Directors of DB Engineering & Consulting since January 2024. In this latest role, Andrea Bertallot is responsible for over 6.200 employees worldwide.

Andrea Bertallot, CEO and German Market

Dr. Ulla Kopp

Born in Tübingen, Dr. Ulla Kopp graduated from Karlsruhe Technical University with a degree in industrial engineering and subsequently completed her doctorate in the field of economics at the University of St. Gallen.

Her academic career was followed by six years in various functions at Bertelsmann AG. Ulla Kopp then served as CFO at the University of Witten/Herdecke gGmbH and later at Jahreszeiten Verlag and Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH.

Since November 2017, she has been part of the Management Board as Managing Director Finance/Controlling at DB Engineering & Consulting. In addition to her role, Ulla Kopp took over as interim Managing Director of Human Resources from May until October 2023.

Member of the Management Board of DB Engineering & Consulting GmbH Dr. Ulla Kopp
Dr. Ulla Kopp, Finance/Controlling

Stefan Geisperger

Stefan Geisperger was born in Straubing in 1963. He studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich and subsequently held management positions in companies in the automotive supply industry.

He gained further experience in management teams at internationally active, medium-sized companies and joined DB in 2013. Here, Stefan Geisperger was initially responsible for a business segment with several maintenance depots at DB Fahrzeuginstandhaltung and later took charge of global sales of maintenance services.

He joined DB Engineering & Consulting in 2020 as Spokesperson for the Regional Management of Regions Southeast and South. He has been Managing Director for International Markets and Consulting since August 2022.

Stefan Geisperger, International Markets and Consulting

Jeroen Hansmann

Jeroen Hansmann was born in Münster in Westphalia, Germany.

He studied law at Freie Universität in Berlin and joined DB in 2004 after working as a management consultant. After holding various regional and central HR functions at DB Projektbau, DB Netz and at DB Group Management, he joined DB Fahrzeuginstandhaltung in early 2015 as a member of the Board of Managing Directors.

In 2018, he took on the role of Head of Change Management and was in charge of central change management at the Deutsche Bahn Group.

Since October 2023, he has been the Managing Director of Human Resources at DB Engineering & Consulting.

Jeroen Hansmann, Board of Managing Directors HR, DB E&C
Jeroen Hansmann, Human Resources
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