Nadeem Shakir
Director and Middle East Future Mobility Leader, Aurecon 

Nadeem Shakir is the Director and Middle East Future Mobility Leader at Aurecon. He is an internationally recognized expert in the field of transport planning, Innovative Smart Mobility Solutions and new generation big data and transport modelling. He has broad global experience of more than 18 years in the field of transport planning, travel demand modelling, traffic engineering and project leadership.With extensive experience in Future Mobility and Smart Cities Planning. Nadeem’s experience include Smart Mobility, MaaS, First and Last Mile solutions, Next Generation Multimodal Transport Models, Big Data, Planning for Autonomous/Connected Vehicles and Artificial Intelligence.

As Director, he has led many prestigious transport planning projects in the ME region such as Transport Strategy Update for the Emirates of Dubai (SPD025), development of Transport
Master Plan (TMP) for the Dubai Creek Harbour (Lagoons), Dubai Hills Estate
(MBR City), Burj Khalifa Downtown TMP, Al International Airport & Aerospace Cluster, Sharjah
International Airport TMP etc.

He has been involved as Planning Leader & Modelling Specialist for the development of numerous planning projects, which include Dubai Masterplan Study (SPD025), Abu Dhabi STEAM CUBE model international benchmarking, Al Ain Surface Transport Master plan (TMP), Eastern Region TMP, , Dubai Waterfront TMP, Palm Jebel Ali TMP, Dubai Outlet City TMP, Al Jafiliya TMP, QNB tower (Doha), Mid Island Parkway and BRT lanes in Abu Dhabi etc.

He plays the major role in the area of autonomous vehicles and smart mobility planning including the use of intelligent transport and artificial intelligence.