Maya Ben Dror

Lead, Future Mobility Platform at World Economic Forum & Global New Mobility Coalition

Maya has over a decade of global work experience in public, private and third sector settings focused on clean-tech and sustainable transportation. At the World Economic Forum, Maya curates and leads the Forum’s Global New Mobility Coalition to advance a synced approached the shared, electric and automated mobility for maximizing sustainability of urban transport systems.

Maya also co-leads the Forum’s AV Policy Framework work in partnership with the Israel’s Centre for the Forth Industrial Revolution. Previously, Maya was a Director at the Innovation Center for Energy and Transportation (iCET), where she initiated and led successful projects such as China’s adoption of the notorious ZEV-credits mandate.

As a Global Corporate Strategy and Development Associate at Better Place, Maya formed multi-stakeholder partnerships for accelerating EV adoption. Maya served as Israel’s Trade Officer to China, where she facilitated numerous bilateral exchanges and investments. She holds a PhD in dynamic transportation policy and technology transition from Israel Institute of Technology (Technion), M.S. in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford, and B.S. in Economics and East Asian Studies from the Hebrew University (cum laude).