Steve Long is Development Manager at Crossrail International, responsible for new business in Latin America and the Caribbean (LATAC), notably rail markets in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico and Peru. He also provides a range of marketing, communications and business development support to the CI team.
Steve has five years of experience in international markets, ranging from transport and logistics to rail infrastructure and aviation. He spent three years as Conference Producer with global events company Terrapinn. During this time, Steve led the growth of RAIL LIVE!, one of the world’s leading rail events, hosted annually in Spain. His extensive stakeholder network throughout Latin America, the UK, Europe and Asia includes government officials and agencies, transport operators, contractors, consultants and industry media.
Steve is tri-lingual, speaking fluent English, French and Spanish. He also has an intermediate knowledge of Portuguese and Welsh and is currently studying Arabic. Steve has also lived and worked in Chile, France and Taiwan.
He holds a BA (Hons) in French, Spanish and European Studies from the University of Bath. Steve also completed a nine-month international exchange programme at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, in Santiago, Chile, one of the most recognised educational institutions in Latin America.