Prof. Wolfgang Meyer is Honorary President of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) the only worldwide network that brings together all public transport stakeholders and all sustainable transport modes.
After obtaining a doctorate in civil engineering at the Technical University of Aachen (DE), Wolfgang worked in scientific, technical and operations positions. For many years he was a member of the Executive Board and Technical Director of the Cologne Public Transport Company (Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe AG, KVB). He also had leading functions in various other transport companies in Cologne and served in numerous senior positions in different transportation associations.
In all his activities Wolfgang makes sustainability a core concern of mobility solutions. He was awarded the Dr. Friedrich-Lehner medal and the Ring of Honour by the German Association of Public Transport Companies (VDV) and the Order of Merit by the President of the German Federal Republic for his work in the field of transportation.