Tiago Farias is currently the President and CEO of CARRIS, the Lisbon Municipal Urban Bus and Trams Company. Tiago Farias is also an associate professor with tenure at Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisbon, Portugal. As a manager, Prof. Tiago Farias was a member of the Board and COO of the Lisbon Mobility and Parking Municipal Company (2009-2012); the general manager of mobility and transport of the City of Lisbon (2014 – 2015) as well as the advisor of the Mayor of Lisbon for transport and mobility. In 2016 he was the President and CEO of Metropolitano de Lisboa, CARRIS and Transtejo /SOFLUSA the passenger ferry operator of Lisbon. He is currently also a member of the Policy Board of UITP, president of the International Bus Benchmarking Group (IBBG) and President of OTLIS – the Lisbon Integrated Contactless Transportation Ticketing Managing System.