CEiiA (Centre for Engineering and Product Development)
Director of Mobility, Automotive and Cities
Paulo Humanes is the director of Mobility, Automotive and Cities at CEiiA (Centre for Engineering and Product Development), developing cutting-edge innovative mobility and engineering solutions for sustainable mobility based in Portugal. His professional career begins in England at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne where he holds a Master’s in Transport Engineering. He then becomes Technical Director at Jacobs, one of the world's largest engineering consultants, developing projects ranging from transport modelling to road safety. During this period, he is a visiting professor at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, and was elected as Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation in 2009, after which he receives the title of Fellow from the same institution. In 2010, he moves to Germany where he joins PTV AG, the world leader in transport planning software from the Porsche SE group, as vice president of new mobility and business development. Responsible for the development of new products in the area of new mobility with a number of OEM partners, cities and governments. And also responsible for the interaction with institutional partners such as WRI, UM, World Bank and OECD, among others. He develops a series of relationships with cities and governments around the world developing strategic partnerships and capacity building for transport and mobility as well as for the definition of new mobility and zero emissions solutions.