Mohamed Mezghani is Deputy Secretary General of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) since January 2014. He has been working for 25 years in public transport and urban mobility related fields. He has worked at UITP as Senior Manager (1999-2001) and Knowledge Director (2001-2006) chairing the department developing knowledge-related services for UITP members: professional training, research projects, thematic studies, technical advice, conferences, networking activities, information centre, etc. From 2006 till 2013, he has worked as independent consultant and Adviser to UITP on several technical assistance and training projects in Africa and the Middle-East and managed a number of projects involving numerous experts and multidisciplinary teams. The International Association of Public Transport incorporates over 1400 city or regional member companies: urban and suburban transport operators, rolling stock manufacturers and research organisations from more than 96 countries.