International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Speakers
José Viegas
Secretary-General
International Transport Forum
Speaker
Transport Outlook: Scenarios to 2050
12:30 - 14:00Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Speaker
Transport, Trade and Tourism: Mobility for a connected world
14:00 - 16:00Wednesday, 27 May 2015

José Viegas has been Secretary-General of the International Transport Forum at the OECD since August 2012. A Portuguese national, Mr. Viegas has had a distinguished career in academia and in the private sector before joining the Forum as its chief executive. A full Professor of Transport at the Technical University of Lisbon, he served as Director of MIT-Portugal’s Transport Systems focus area and founded TRANSPORTNET, a group of eight European University Research Groups in Transport Systems. As chairman of TIS.pt consultants he successfully advised governments and international institutions including the World Bank and the European Commission on a number of high-profile policy initiatives and transport projects.