Senior Advisor, Innovation and Foresight International Transport Forum
Philippe Crist is Advisor for Innovation and Foresight for the International Transport Forum (ITF) at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). He coordinates innovation and foresight activities for the International Transport Forum, is the knowledge lead for the ITF’s Innovation Hub, manages the research of the ITF’s Corporate Partnership Board and carries out other research for the ITF. He has been the principal author or co-author for many of the ITF's recent reports on innovation and transport policy including “Towards the Light: Effective Light Mobility Policies in Cities”, “Mix and MaaS: Data Architecture for Mobility as a Service”, “Reporting Mobility Data: Good Governance Principles and Practices”, “Streets that Fit: Re-allocating Space for Better Cities”, “The Freight Space Race: Curbing the Impact of Freight Deliveries in Cities “,"Governing Transport in the Algorithmic Age", "The Shared-Use City: Managing the Curb", "Safer Roads with Automated Vehicles?", "The Innovative Mobility Landscape: The Case of Mobility as a Service", "Good to Go? Assessing the Environmental Performance of New Mobility", “Cycling, Health and Safety” and the G20 report “Leveraging Digital Technology and Data for Human-Centric Smart Cities: The case of Smart Mobility”. At the core of all of his work is the conviction that policies must serve people in their day-to-day lives and that technology only helps when it helps all, not just a few. A French-American dual national, he is an ex-competitive cyclist and avid mushroom hunter. He does much of his best thinking on a bicycle.