David Berdish

| April 3, 2014

David Berdish

Partner|Advisor|Sponsor

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Owner/Consultant/Partner
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I have been passionate about “New Mobility” since I met Sue Zielinski and became part of SMART in 2005. Subsequent meetings and forums helped reinforce that I really love the thought leaders, academics and entrepreneurs involved in this work. I find it inspiring to see how these minds work, and the ideas they come up with.

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border-long David Berdish is an advisor for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development Mobility 2.0 Project and supporting the design of sustainable mobility in Indore (India), Campinas (Brazil), Lisbon (Portugal) and Chengdu (China). He is a partner of RVAPASS and the Transportation Manager of Richmond 2015. David is also an adjunct professor at Virginia Commonwealth University.David recently retired as Manager of Social Sustainability at Ford Motor Company, where he designed and was responsible for the Ford Human Rights Code of Working Conditions. He also was program manager for urban markets, megacity mobility and non-traditional transport. David has worked with cities in the United States, South Africa, India and Brazil to integrate information technology, infrastructure, and the role of alternative and electric vehicles into sustainable mobility solutions. He also led efforts for access to health projects in India with the United States Department of State.David was honored by The Detroit Free Press as the Automotive Green Leader of 2013, and commended by the State Department for excellence in Public-Private Partnerships. David has published several articles—the most recent were in Current Anthropology, April, 2011 and Practicing Sustainability, Springer Press, January, 2012.

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