26 February - 1 March 2018


Zeina Nazer

Zeina Nazer




Innova Consulting


Eng. Zeina Nazer (MSc. PE. MBA.) is a Senior Transport Advisor with 22 years experience in design, management, and operations of Intelligent Infrastructure Systems in Middle East, Europe, S.E. Asia and USA. Zeina has contributed to Standards development of Transport Systems worldwide and managed the delivery of several advisory services contracts to public sector clients relating to major Transport Master Plans, PPP and PFI.

After 7 years working in the Intelligent Transport field in the US with KPMG, Parsons and Aecom, Zeina moved in 2005 to London, UK to support international projects including leading international consultancy work with Arcadis for M25 Design-Build Integral Demand Management. Zeina also provided technical support to the financial design of New Zealand Toll System project with Deloitte and supported Booz &Co in the PMO for Abu Dhabi DOT.

Zeina has Bachelor of Sciences in Civil Engineering from American University of Beirut in 1998, MSc. in Transportation Engineering from University of Texas at Austin in 1999 and MBA from University of Chicago in 2008. Zeina is a Professional Engineer licensed in USA.

Zeina has authored over 100 papers submitted to international magazines and conferences in USA, MENA, South East Asia, UK and Europe.

Zeina was awarded “Best Business Woman of the Year” at the 8th Middle East Businesswomen and Leaders Achievement Awards, Dubai, UAE in March 2009.

Zeina founded Innova Consulting Ltd (ICL) in London in 2007 specialising in Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) engineering and consulting services for both public and private sectors.

Zeina co-founded ITS-Arab in London in 2005, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting knowledge transfer and partnership between transport professionals in MENA region.

Zeina acted as chair of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Working Group TC204 WG1 on ITS Systems Architecture, contributing to Standards development of Transport Systems.

Zeina served as Director on the Board of Women in Transportation (WTS) in USA. WTS is an international organization dedicated to the professional advancement of women in transportation. Boasting over 8,000 members.