Background in Civil Engineering. Former: Full Professor of Transportation, University of Lisbon; Founder and CEO, TIS.pt, a transport consultancy. Has worked extensively in modelling, innovation and policy for several types of transport systems, and particularly in several aspects of urban mobility. Has advised local, national and international organizations on different aspects of TRANSPORT policy and strategy. 1998-2007, Vice-President, World Conference on Transport Conference Society. Currently, Secretary-General, The International Transport Forum.