Fleet News

Careers: how are you settling in?

Ian Graham, general manager, Transport Research Laboratory

  • Have you always worked in the transport industry?

    No, I have worked in a variety of sectors as part of various technical consultancies. I have been involved in rail, road and aviation for 10 years.

  • What are your immediate plans for TRL?

    To support and develop our new business initiatives, bring additional operational management experience to our day-to-day working and to ensure that we engage and deliver at all levels.

  • How has your career progressed?

    Through technical work and consultancy, operational management and business development to strategic direction as a chartered director.

  • What do you enjoy most about your new role?

    The world-class capability and dedication of the staff at TRL is inspiring and the letters of thanks from individuals to large government departments where we have made a real difference to people’s lives gives me a real buzz.

  • What has been your greatest regret during your career?

    Not doing the right thing quickly enough.

  • Leave a comment for your chance to win £20 of John Lewis vouchers.

    Every issue of Fleet News the editor picks his favourite comment from the past two weeks – get involved for your chance to appear in print and win!

    Login to comment


    No comments have been made yet.

    Compare costs of your company cars

    Looking to acquire new vehicles? Check how much they'll cost to run with our Car Running Cost calculator.

    What is your BIK car tax liability?

    The Fleet News car tax calculator lets you work out tax costs for both employer and employee