Adeel Lari

Research Fellow, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Humphrey School of Public Affairs
295A Humphrey Center
Minneapolis, MN

Adeel Lari is the Director of Innovative Financing in the State and Local Policy Program at the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs. He joined the University after more than 30 years with the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Lari's education includes a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering (M.Sc.) and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A) in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has earned certificates in Mediation from the William Mitchell College of Law and in Strategic Public Sector Negotiations from Harvard University.

Lari has spent years studying, championing and implementing innovative transportation initiatives in Minnesota. His initiatives have won numerous awards including the President’s Modal Award from AASHTO and the Distinguished Project Award from the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships.