Petra Mollet is Vice President-Strategic & International Programs for the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). Her responsibilities include APTA's governance, strategic planning and annual business planning.
Before she joined APTA in February 2008, Mollet was director of corporate development in the corporate office of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP), based in Brussels, Belgium. She led UITP’s worldwide expansion and its external relations, as well as supporting the launch of UITP’s Sustainable Development Program in 2001.
Mollet earlier was executive director of POLIS, an association of European local and regional transportation authorities. She began her professional career as a writer, researcher and editorial assistant for the Association of European Automobile Manufacturers.
She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and holds a master’s degree in natural resources from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.