Jillian Anable is Professor of Transport and Energy at the Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds.
Kris Beuret is Director of Social Research Associates which has recently merged with Temple. Kris specialises in public engagement in the context of transport, planning, environmental and engineering policy. She has advised the House of Commons Transport Committee, Government and DfT, and served on the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee. She is a Commissioner for the Independent Transport Commission, Chairs the ITSUK Mobility and Inclusion Forum and is a member of National Highways Research and Innovation Advisory Board.
Rhodri Clark is a specialist transport writer based in North Wales. He has been contributing to Local Transport Today since the 1990s, primarily on Welsh subjects. He appears on Welsh radio and TV to comment on transport issues.
Tom Cohen is a senior lecturer at the University of Westminster’s Active Travel Academy.
John Dales is a streets design adviser to local authorities around the UK, a member of several design review panels, and one of the London mayor’s design advocates. He is a past chair of the Transport Planning Society, a former trustee of Living Streets, and a committee member of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety. He is director of transport planning and street design consultancy Urban Movement.
Pete Dyson was a member of Ogilvy’s behavioral science practice from 2013 to 2020, when he joined the Department for Transport as principal behavioral scientist, tasked with the Covid-19 response, sustainable behavior change, and internal capability building. He is now Doctoral Researcher in Transport & Travel Behaviour at AAPS CDT EPSRC, University of Bath. He’s also Bicycle Mayor Of Bath and a semi-professional Ironman triathlete, in 2021 breaking the record for the fastest non-stop cycle from Land’s End to London. He is the author of the book Transport for Humans (with Rory Sutherland). He studied Human Geography at the University of Cambridge and his First Class dissertation won the Royal Geographical Society Prize awarded by the Geography of Leisure and Tourism Research Group.
Arman Farahmand-Razavi is a transport and planning advisor and a business strategy professional. He is the joint editor of the TAPAS.network and has been the chair of The Friends of LTT working group since 2021.
Roger French was managing director of Brighton & Hove Bus Company until his retirement in 2013. He is the secretary of the 10% Club of bus managers seeking growth in the sector.
Phil Goodwin is emeritus professor of transport policy at both the Centre for Transport and Society, University of the West of England, Bristol, and University College London.
Derek Halden founded the transport system design business DHC in 1996 and the data and technology subsidiary Loop Connections in 2011. He seeks to make connections between people, places and policies, following 10 years in a range of policy, research and project management roles in the civil service with the Scottish Office and TRL. He is also secretary of Scotland’s transport think tank, Scottish Transport Studies Group, and a former Scottish Branch Chair of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.
Lisa Hopkinson is a freelance consultant with over 30 years experience of research in the environmental field. She is an Associate at Transport For Quality of Life, which offers expertise in sustainable transport research, policy and best practice.
Peter Jones is professor of transport and sustainable development in the Centre for Transport Studies at UCL. Previously he was Director of the Transport Studies Group at the University of Westminster, and Deputy Director of the Transport Studies Unit at Oxford University.
Esther Kurland is designer at Urban Design London and describes herself as a town planner with an urban design bent. She worked in development management and design and conservation roles for
10 years in District and Borough councils before joining the Greater London Authority to develop the urban design and built environment policies for the first London plan. She later led on planning work at CABE (Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment) before leaving to develop Urban Design London’s training and support programme over the last 14 years.
Esther has been a panel member and chair of a number of design review panels include at CABE, the GLA and a range of local authorities. She is also an advisor on the built environment to NICE and has been an external examiner for UCL planning courses for the last 4 years. She is a non executive director of the National Planning Forum and is a member of CHITs Urban Design Panel.
Glenn Lyons is Mott MacDonald Professor of Future Mobility at the University of the West of England
Greg Marsden is Professor of Transport Governance at the Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds. He has researched issues surrounding the design and implementation of new policies for over 20 years covering a range of issues. He is an expert in climate and energy policy in the transport sector. He is the Principal Investigator on the DecarboN8 network where he is responsible for integrating a new place-based approach to decarbonising transport.
Lucy Marstrand-Taussig is an independent walking and cycling design consultant.
David Metz is an honorary professor in the Centre for Transport Studies at University College London, formerly Chief Scientist at the UK Department for Transport.
Simon Owen is Sports and Events Lead at Movement Strategies (A GHD Company). From starting his career as a transport planner, Simon has been involved in the provision of people and crowd movement advice for over 15 years, and has supported the planning of high profile events from The London Olympics of 2012 to this summer’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, numerous stadia and cultural venues and a number of the UK’s largest train stations.
John Siraut is director of economics at Jacobs.
Peter Stonham holds a degree in transport and has studied and written about the subject for more than 30 years. He is editorial director of Landor LINKS, which he founded, and has led the development of Local Transport Today and its other specialist magazines and online networks.
Barney Stringer is a director at Quod, an independent consultancy at the cutting edge of planning, development economics, socio-economics and environmental planning, based in London and Leeds. He started his career at Local Transport Today, where he was assistant editor and twice winner of Transport Journalist of the Year.
Jonathan Tyler joined British Rail as a Traffic Apprentice in 1962. In time working at BR headquarters he contributed to strategic studies, including developing the first model for estimating demand for faster and more frequent services. He was appointed BR Lecturer at the University of Birmingham in 1976 and became an independent consultant in 1983, as Passenger Transport Networks, based in York. He has long been interested in good timetabling, and since 2000, with encouragement from Switzerland’s Embassy in London, he has used the Swiss Viriato planning software in supporting franchise bids, ScotRail’s Inter7City network and many other projects. He is a Fellow of the Foundation for Integrated Transport.
Tom van Vuren is Policy Director at the Transport Planning Society, Regional Director UK & Europe at Veitch Lister Consulting and a Visiting Professor at the Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds.