Born in 1960, Bernard Tabary is a graduate of Rouen Business School. He started his career with the Bolloré group in 1983. From 1983 to 2000, he held a number of management roles in the Transport and Logistics branch, including Vice Chairman of Marketing, Quality and Information Systems (1989 - 1994), Managing Director Australia and New Zealand (1994 - 1995) and Director Africa Line (1997 - 2000).
In 2000, he was appointed Managing Director of the Environment Division of Plastic Omnium, an automotive equipment manufacturer.
He joined the Keolis Group in 2005 as Deputy Managing Director. In 2007, he was appointed Managing Director of Keolis Lyon, the Group's subsidiary, with responsibility for operating and maintaining Lyon's public transport network. In 2011, he was appointed Group Executive Director International.