Josef A. Czako

Associate Partner, Germany

Josef Czako is an Associate Partner at PTOLEMUS. He has years of experience from the transport sector, having worked in flagship projects related to transport and tolling.

About Josef

Josef Czako joined 2018 PTOLEMUS Consulting as Associated Partner and Strategy Consultant for the fields ITS, telematics and intelligent mobility in road and rail Transport

Josef has many years of professional experience with leading companies in the transport sector: Kapsch TrafficCom, Cubic Transportation Systems, Buscom, INIT, Bosch.

Areas of expertise:

  • Market Studies: Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), automation, digitalization, transport economics, application of new technologies and disruptive innovations
  • Infrastructure financing institutions (EBRD, EIB, World Bank)
  • Electronic Toll Systems (ETC), Road User Charging (RUC), Mobility Pricing, Congestion Charging, or City Access schemes
  • Disruptive technologies: Mobility as a Service (MaaS), Automated Driving (AV)
  • Mobility Platforms, Smart Cities, Dynamic Traffic Management, Access Systems, Parking Management
  • Traffic safety and sustainability programs
  • eTicketing in public transport (local and long-distance transport)
  • Use of telematics in logistics: freight forwarders, ports, shipment tracking
  • Business Support: market entry, cooperation, investments, due diligence, business development
  • Policy development support in public decision-making, on national, international, and EU levels
  • Support of cooperation with international associations related to transport: ASECAP, Ertico-ITS Europe, ERF (European Road Federation), IBTTA (International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association), IRF (International Road Federation), OECD / ITF-International Transport Forum, POLIS (Network of European cities and regions cooperating for innovative transport solutions), UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission), WHO (World Health Organization)

Josef has many years of experience in flagship projects worldwide, and has an international network of public and private decision makers and experts from industry, transport companies, cities, transport service providers and financial institutions.



  • Innovation management
  • Investment assistance
  • Market research and forecasts
  • Procurement strategy
  • Strategy definition
  • Partnership strategy