Paulo Humanes is Head of Global Strategic Business Development at PTV Planung Transport Verkehr AG, a German company specialising in software solutions and consulting services for traffic and transportation, mobility, and logistics. His international career includes over a decade in the UK in transport planning with Stirling Maynard and as Technical Director in Jacobs Consulting, he has an extensive background in transport planning and modelling. A passionate transport professional, he is interested in the future of mobility and how it will impact lives, businesses, government, and cities. He is also an Advisory Board Member of Newcastle University. In his role with PTV, he applies his expert knowledge in traffic and transport planning in his work with governments, businesses and cities, helping them to rise to future challenges and develop better, greener and safer transport solutions on local, regional, national and global scales. A Portuguese national, Paulo speaks six languages fluently.