ESTA School of Business & Technology
Thomas Röhr studied mechanical engineering with specialisation in railway vehicles and logistics at the Rheinisch-Westfälisch Technischen Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen/Germany. He worked and lectured at the Traffic Management department of the University of Kassel (Germany) followed by nearly 10 years at the Traffic Management department of BMW Group in Berlin and Munich.
In 2007 Thomas Röhr moved to France where he first worked on projects in line with the European positioning system GALILEO and other mobility related topics. In 2011, he integrated ESTA School of Business & Technology, where he is currently Head of International Relations. He teaches Project Management for Sales Engineers, supervises 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th years’ placements, and coordinates student exchanges with the partner institutions.
Thomas Röhr is closely cooperating with the French competitiveness cluster Vehicle of the Future, where he is responsible for the development of European collaborative R&D projects. He is also member of the committee of experts evaluating research projects from its members.
One of the initiators and founding member of the AASE, Thomas Röhr was president of the WG Education (2014-2019) until he was elected president during the AASE Annual Conference 2019 in Vienna. He switched roles with Timo Holopainen during the General Assembly 2022 and become VP Funding and Treasurer.