Director since: 2010 Board Committees: Corporate Governance and Policy, Human Resources Other Public Boards: Kansas City Southern
Mr. Slater has been a Partner at the law firm Squire Patton Boggs LLP, since 2001 practicing in the areas of transportation, infrastructure and public policy. Previously, Mr. Slater served as the U.S. Secretary of Transportation from 1997 to 2001 and as the Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration from 1993 to 1997. Mr. Slater has served as a director of Kansas City Southern since 2001. He also served as a director of Transurban Group from 2009 to 2018 and Atkins plc from 2011 to 2014.
Mr. Slater has substantial regulatory and public policy experience at the federal and state levels. Mr. Slater provides the Board with valuable insights on public policy issues and leadership on matters involving multiple stakeholders. He also provides the Board with perspectives on strategic partnerships and legal issues.