Oscar Criado is a Senior Research Associate at the Transport Strategy Centre (TSC) at Imperial College London.
Oscar has fourteen years of professional experience as a civil engineer specialised in transport engineering, in roles related to both research and industry. Oscar joined the TSC in 2015, and since then he has focused on railway asset management and airport benchmarking. He is currently the project manager of the Railway Infrastructure Asset Management Group and co-project manager of the Airport Benchmarking Group.
Previously, Oscar worked at Network Rail, the infrastructure manager of the railway network in the United Kingdom, and at the Centre for Innovation in Transport (CENIT), a research centre at the Technical University of Catalonia, in Barcelona (Spain).
At Network Rail, Oscar was a project manager and analyst within the Strategy Group and his role focused on long term strategic planning of the British network developing capability analysis for route studies, and assisting the early stage development of infrastructure projects with railway operational analysis.
At CENIT, Oscar participated in research projects in the transport sector, related to railway operations, railway infrastructure, infrastructure pricing and transportation infrastructure financing.
Oscar has a Master of Civil Engineering (MEng) from the Technical University of Catalonia and a Master of Science (MSc) in Transport and Business Management from Imperial College London.