Mart Nielsen appointed as CTO, a Management Board Member of RB Rail AS

As of March 19, 2018, Mart Nielsen serves as the Chief Technical Officer and Member of Management Board of RB Rail AS. He joins three other Members of the Management Board – Baiba A. Rubesa, CEO, Kaspars Rokens, COO, and Ignas Degutis, CFO.


Mart Nielsen is a technology management professional with an extensive practical experience in information technology, telecommunications and banking. He has been leading teams in multicultural environments, establishing and transforming organizations, building up networks and managing daily operations. For the last four years, he has led infrastructure development in Swedbank, with a strong focus towards digital transformation including strategy and architecture, infrastructure development and automation.  Prior to that Mart worked 12 years in telecommunication company Tele2, holding Estonian and Baltic level CTIO/Management Board positions and transforming late market entrant startup into a competitive, high quality, fully redundant telecom operator with nationwide coverage.


Baiba Rubesa, CEO of RB Rail AS, welcomes Mart: “The joint venture RB Rail AS is a truly pan-Baltic company and we are thrilled to welcome Mart Nielsen, an Estonian, as our Management Board Member and Chief Technical Officer especially at the moment when we have full focus on Rail Baltica’s Design in all three countries. In his role as CTO, his previous experience with project planning, innovation and digitalization in different Northern European countries will definitely be of high value for the implementation of the Rail Baltica project.”


Mart Nielsen is the eighth Estonian who have joined the RB Rail AS team.


The Management Board at RB Rail AS is composed of four members, with the term of office of three years.