Neil Pedersen
Executive Director, Transportation Research Board

Neil Pedersen has been Executive Director of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) since 2015. In that role, he provides executive direction and leadership to TRB’s technical activities, including its annual meeting of over 14,000 transportation professionals, it’s more than 200 technical committees, its conferences, and its publications; its peer-reviewed policy consensus studies; and its multimodal cooperative research programs.
Prior to joining TRB, Neil spent 29 years at the Maryland Department of Transportation, where he served the last eight years as State Highway Administrator and Governor’s Highway Safety Representative.