Mohamed Mezghani took office in January 2018, succeeding Alain Flausch, as UITP Secretary General. He was appointed by the Policy Board in October 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. With decades of experience in the public transport and urban mobility related fields, Mr. Mezghani has worked at UITP as the Deputy Secretary General since 2014, and previously the Knowledge Director and head of department. He has worked as an independent consultant and adviser to UITP for technical assistance and training projects in Africa and the Middle East, and managed a number of projects involving numerous experts and multidisciplinary teams. With a Tunisian/French nationality, he graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering (1987) from Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Tunis, Tunisia and has a Master in Transport (1988) from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, Paris, France.