Thomas Maltese

Project Manager of the Zero Emission Bus Rapid-deployment Accelerator (ZEBRA)
C40

Thomas Maltese joined C40 Cities in 2019 to accelerate the transition of Latin American cities towards zero emission bus technology. As Project Manager of the Zero Emission Bus Rapid-deployment Accelerator (ZEBRA) Partnership, an initiative co-led by C40 Cities and the International Council on Clean Transportation, Thomas is helping transform the market of zero emission buses for leading cities in the region, providing special support to Public Transit Authorities and private operators in Medellín, Mexico City, Santiago, and São Paulo, as well as engaging bus manufacturers and investors, to guarantee more product availability and investments in well-structured e-bus projects. As part of this role, Thomas has also managed the launch of the E-Bus Radar, a platform developed to map all e-bus fleets in Latin America, and has been responsible for the publication of a series of knowledge products on how cities can electrify their fleets.