Elliot “Lee” Sander is Vice Chairman of KS Engineering, and Senior Advisor/Board Director to several private and non-profit sector organizations working at a global, national, and regional level in the area of infrastructure, urban planning, and economic development. He has served as Chief Executive of several of the highest profile organizations in this sector, including Bombardier Transportation Americas, Global Transportation AECOM and Hatch, as well as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York and the NYC Department of Transportation. He has also served as Chairman of the Regional Plan Association (RPA), Senior Independent Director of the Board of National Express, and as a Commissioner on the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission. He is Vice Chairman of the Greater Jamaica Development Corporation and on the board of RPA.
His work in successfully leading organizational turn-arounds in large, complex organizations has been profiled by The NY Times and by other media. He founded the Rudin Transportation Center at NYU, where he taught transportation policy and management as an Adjunct Associate Professor, and he has also lectured at the John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, Cooper Union, and City College.