President, Americas Region
Lee Sander was appointed as President of Bombardier Transportation’s Americas Region in November 2018.
Prior to joining Bombardier, Mr. Sander was Managing Director, Global Transportation and US Infrastructure at Hatch Ltd. In addition, he held leadership roles at AECOM, notably as Group Chief Executive, Global Transportation and at the HAKS Group. Credited with turning around several high-profile public-sector organizations in New York, he is a former Executive Director and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, a former Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation and served as a Commissioner on the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission.
Mr. Sander is the Senior Independent Director of the National Express Group, a leading London FTSE 250 Firm. He is Chairman Emeritus of the Regional Plan Association (RPA) and remain on the board. In addition, he is the founder of the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management at New York University and co-founded the Empire State Transportation Alliance (ESTA).
He holds a degree in Applied Science and International/Global Studies from Georgetown University.