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Oscar de Buen Richkarday

President, World Road Association (PIARC)

The World Road Association-PIARC, established in 1909, brings together the road administrations of 121 governments and has members in over 140 countries. De Buen has spent most of his career at the Mexican Secretariat of Communications and Transport (SCT), where he served as Undersecretary of Infrastructure from 2007 to February 2011. At SCT he helped to create the Mexican Transport Institute and to regulate federal toll road concessions.