Arthur D. Little’s mobility practice appoints Hans Arby as Senior Advisor to accelerate growth in new mobility and Mobility-as-a-Service
May 2021 - Belgium / The Netherlands

Arthur D. Little, the global management consultancy linking strategy, innovation and transformation in technology-intensive industries, today announced the appointment of Hans Arby as Senior Advisor. The mission for Hans will be to support the growth of Arthur D. Little’s offering to cities, as well as to public and private mobility solutions providers in the area of smart mobility and Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS). 

Commenting on his appointment, Hans Arby, Senior Advisor at Arthur D. Little said, “Mobility-as-a-Service can act as an enabler to improve attractiveness of shared mobility systems and create viable alternatives to owning a first or second car. Making it happen is about improving collaboration between public and private stakeholders to positively transform today’s mobility ecosystems and is something that needs to happen in every city and region. Arthur D. Little is recognized for its expertise and track record in helping mobility stakeholders in the area of smart mobility and MaaS, and the team combines the right mix of subject-matter expertise and pragmatism. I am looking forward to being part of a team that can make a difference.”    

Hans has more than 15 years of experience as a leader, entrepreneur, and consultant in new mobility, and has in-depth expertise in private-public collaborations and system-level innovations. Back in 2013, he was the architect behind UbiGo, the world’s first commercial MaaS pilot in Gothenburg, which was later launched in Stockholm in close cooperation with the city, the PTA, and selected commercial partners. He also serves as first vice chair of the transport board of the City of Gothenburg, is an active member of the UITP Combined Mobility Committee, and a sought-after speaker on smart mobility topics. 

François-Joseph Van Audenhove, Managing Partner, Global Practice Leader for the Travel & Transportation practice, and in charge of Arthur D. Little’s Future of Mobility Lab adds “If properly framed, Mobility-as-a-Service can contribute to more sustainable, resilient and human-centric mobility systems, and at Arthur D. Little, we want to contribute to making this change happen. We are delighted to welcome Hans to our ranks, and we are confident that, together with our team, he will be instrumental in helping our clients accelerate this paradigm shift.”

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