Jennifer Aument oversees Transurban’s business in North America, where she is responsible for the development, financing, construction and operations of major toll road infrastructure. She also serves on the global leadership team for the $22 billion international toll road owner and operator.
Jennifer and her team at Transurban were among those who pioneered the use of public-private partnerships for major transportation infrastructure in the United States and were the first to use of a number of innovative financing and technology strategies in the development of major toll road projects, including the $3 billion 495 and 95 Express Lanes in Virginia.
As a leader in the transportation industry, Jennifer has testified before major congressional committees, advised state governments across the country, participated in the U.S. Department of Transportation Peer Exchange Program, and serves on public-private partnership advisory boards for both the American Road and Transportation Builders Association and George Mason University. She was named among 2015’s “Outstanding Women in the Building Industry and the Commercial Real Estate Women’s “Woman of Impact.”
Jennifer has been appointed to key positions by both Republican and Democratic governors in Virginia, including commissioner and executive committee member for the Virginia Port Authority – one of the largest shipping enterprises in the United States. Jennifer also serves in a number of community leadership roles, including Chair of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce and a member of the board of directors for one of the region’s largest non-profit organizations, Northern Virginia Family Services.