Advocacy & Eurovelo Director, European Cyclists' Federation
Ádám Bodor is currently the Advocacy and EuroVelo director of the European Cyclists` Federation. He holds master degree in geography and economics, worked earlier as the managing director of an industrial park, project manager on the Budapest University of Technology and Economics and as independent consultant on EU Funds. His cycling carrier started as the board member of ECF in 2004 and he was the first “ministerial commissioner responsible for cycling” and the co-chair of the inter-ministerial working group for cycling in Hungary form 2005 to 2010. He coordinated the preparation and implementation of the first national cycling strategy of Hungary for the 2007-2013 period which served as a basis to allocate 180million Euros to construct 2000km new cycling infrastructure, the first national standard and the GIS based monitoring system of cycling infrastructure, introduce a more cycling friendly highway code, start cycle training for kids, bike to work campaign and cycling friendly cities, employers schemes. Since working for ECF he reorganized the management of EuroVelo and achieved its first recognition by the European institutions. Since 2016 he coordinates the advocacy work of ECF and the preparation of the EU cycling strategy.