Lee Sander is the Senior Independent Director of the Board of the National Express Corporation, a UK based London FTSE 250 firm providing rail and bus services globally. Mr. Sander is the former Executive Director and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and former Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation. He has played a significant role influencing infrastructure policy at the federal, regional, and local level, and earned a reputation for reviving troubled high profile, public sector agencies in New York State. He has also worked extensively in the private sector, both at the HAKS Group and previously in senior positions at AECOM, a global architectural and engineering firm. In 1996, Sander founded the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School at New York.