Zeina Nazer

Co-Founder, Cities Forum

Zeina Nazer is Co-Founder of Cities Forum, Researcher at University of Southampton and Secretary General of ITS ARAB. Zeina has over 20 years’ of global experience in strategy, consulting and research in Smart Cities. Zeina led Advisory services for governments and major global players in Intelligent Mobility, Road Safety, Sustainable Transport, Smart Cities, energy, and the public sector in the Middle East, Europe, Southeast Asia and USA.

After 7 years working in the USA with KPMG, Parsons, Jacobs and AECOM, Zeina moved to London to support international projects including leading international consultancy work with Arcadis for M25 Design-Build Integral Demand Management. Zeina also provided support to financial design of the New Zealand Toll System project with Deloitte, supported Booz & Co in the PMO for Abu Dhabi DOT and supported in shaping the future of transport for Dubai Government in preparation for Dubai Expo 2020.

In 2018, Zeina co-founded CITIES FORUM in collaboration with University of Oxford. CITIES FORUM is a global organisation with international experts specialised in sustainable urban development working as a catalyst with cities and organisations.