International Road Federation (IRF )

Susanna Zammataro

Susanna Zammataro

Director General, International Road Federation

Susanna is the Director General of the International Road Federation (IRF) based in Geneva, Switzerland, and has the responsibility to lead and manage the organisation. 

Established in 1948, IRF is a membership-based organisation, representing leading corporate and institutional players drawn from the road and mobility sectors worldwide. Its mission is to promote the development of road networks that enable access and sustainable mobility for all ( 

Named as one of the Most Remarkable Women in Transport by TUMI, Susanna is an untiring advocate for road safety. She has been a member of the Advisory Board of the FIA High Level Panel on Road Safety and has been serving as Chairperson of the “Safer Roads and Mobility” Pillar of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration Group (UNRSC). 

Building capacity at all levels and facilitating multi-stakeholders’ partnerships are central to her work and that of IRF. Hence, Susanna has been involved since its inception in Sustainable Mobility for All (SuM4All) an initiative led by the World Bank and federating 55 leading stakeholders from the transport sector. She currently serves as a Steering Committee Member and co-leads the WG on road safety (together with Michelin) after having also co-led the WG on data sharing (together with WBCSD). Susanna is part of the TRB International Coordinating Council, member of the iRAP Global Policy Advisory Committee, member of the Advisory Board of ORIS, and member of the Board of the TotalEnergies Foundation.