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The Smart Transport editorial board is chaired by Stephen Joseph. It consists of public sector and private sector members and meets once a quarter to discuss content of the previous issue of Smart Transport Journal and to debate the major focus points in the industry, helping to build collaboration and understanding and link policy making to solutions.





Kit Allwinter
Intelligent mobility officer, Transport for Greater Manchester

Leading TfGM's thoughts on innovation and the future of mobility, Kit is passionate in making sure that cities and their citizens benefits from mobility.

Simon Ardron
Head of smart ticketing technology, Department for Transport 

For the past 13 years Simon has worked for the UK Department for Transport as technical lead for smart ticketing and payments, mainly across the bus and rail policy teams.


Stephen Bellamy
Fares & Revenue manager, Nexus (Tyne and Wear)

Working to develop coherent policies through collaboration with key stakeholders, identifying ways to make public transport a mode of choice and thereby helping to deliver a more sustainable, brighter future.


Richard Bruce
Director of energy, technology and innovation, Department for Transport

Richard Bruce was appointed in August 2016 to lead on policy to move Britain’s road transport onto a more sustainable footing. His teams direct and deliver UK-wide policies and programmes.


Siobhan Campbell
Head of central research team & deputy chief scientific advisor, Department for Transport

Prior to joining DfT in May 2016, Siobhan Campbell led policy evaluation at the Department of Energy and Climate Change and was deputy head of the Government Social Research Unit in HM Treasury.


Shane Fitzpatrick
Interim director of integrated transport, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Shane Fitzpatrick provides strategic direction and management of the key transport functions and services of the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority.


Iain Forbes
Head of CCAV, Department for Transport

Iain Forbes is the head of the UK Government’s Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, a policy unit based jointly in the Department for Transport and the
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.


Kate Gifford
Head of Future Mobility, West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Kate Gifford leads the development of policy responses to future mobility including Mobility as a Service (MaaS), autonomous vehicles and shared mobility.


Jenny Holmes
Assistant director, strategic transport, Sheffield City Region Combined Authority

Jenny Holmes is assistant director, strategic transport at Sheffield City Region with responsibility for designing and developing its transport programme.


Michael Hurwitz
Director of transport innovation, Transport for London

Michael Hurwitz is responsible for making sure transport in the capital is ready for the future and helping determine which new business models could help address challenges facing the city.


Chris Lane
Head of transport innovation, Transport for West Midlands

Chris Lane is responsible for delivering change at TfWM. He is currently leading its commercial MaaS initiative, and helped successfully deliver its Smartcard and passenger information schemes.


Sam Li
Senior innovation officer, Transport for Greater Manchester

Sam Li is the transport thematic lead of the Cityverve project in Greater Manchester, an Innovate UK-funded project and demonstrator for smart cities and the Internet of Things.


Rowland Potter
Head of Transport Cambs and Peterborough Combined Authority

Rowland has worked in both public and private sector major projects delivery across all stages of the project lifecycle.



Dr Daniel Ruiz
Chief executive, Zenzic

Dr Daniel Ruiz joined Zenzic (formerly Meridian Mobility UK) as CEO in January 2018, having led a 500-strong team at Dynniq UK. He now leads the UK’s connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) programme.


Elliot Shaw
Executive director, Highways England

Within Highways England, Elliot Shaw has responsibility for the development of the strategy for the Strategic Road Network, analytical and economist functions and key relationships.


Darren Shirley
Chief executive, Campaign for Better Transport

Darren Shirley led the Which? campaign in regulated and retail markets before joining Campaign for Better Transport in August 2018. He has also worked for Green Peace UK and WWF.


Dr Mike Short CBE
Chief scientific adviser, Department for International Trade

Dr Mike Short CBE joined DIT in December 2017 as the department’s first chief scientific advisor after 30 years in telecommunications with Telefonica. He is a visiting professor at five universities.


Maggie Simpson
Director general, Rail Freight Group

Since joining the representative body for rail freight in the UK in 2005, Maggie Simpson has worked to promote growth in rail freight and to support group member companies in their activities.


Giuseppe Sollazzo
Head of developing data unit, analytics and data division, Department for Transport Giuseppe Sollazzo is head of developing data at the Department for Transport, a central data team set up to provide strategic backing to all of the DfT’s data activities.



Jason Torrance
Clean Air Cities director, UK100

Partnership convener Jason Torrance has 25 years’ experience in various disciplines. He has held roles as policy director at Sustrans and co-chair of the
stakeholder advisory group at Highways England.


Martin Tugwell
Director, England’s Economic Heartlands

Martin Tugwell is director for a stategic alliance of county and unitary councils and Local Enterprise Partnerships promoting a new model of integration
for strategic planning and delivery.


Mike Waters
Director of policy, strategy and innovation, Transport for West Midlands 

Mike Waters is responsible for establishing many collaborative public environment intelligent mobility projects across the West Midlands. He sits on the Zenzic CAV Hub Advisory Board.


Caroline Watson
Programme director, transportation and urban planning, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group

Caroline Watson is co-director of Transportation and Urban Planning at C40 Cities which represents more than 90 of the world’s largest cities. She also leads the Zero Emissions Vehicle Network.


David Waterhouse
Head of infrastructure, cities and local growth unit, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

David Waterhouse is a chartered town planner and head of infrastructure in the Cities and Local Growth Unit at MHCLG, with responsibility for the for High Speed 2 programme.






Carl Bayliss
VP, Mobility & Home Energy, Centrica

Carl Bayliss has spent the past 20 years working in new, emerging and mature global environments, providing real-world challenges and unique opportunities.


Tony Caccavone
Surface access director Heathrow

Tony Caccavone is responsible for changing the way people travel to and from Heathrow. He has 25 years’ experience in delivering major projects across the rail, road and aviation sectors.


Matt Dale
Head of mobility, ALD Automotive

Matt Dale has led ALD Automotive’s consultancy team for nearly five years and was crowned ‘Unsung Fleet Hero’ by the Energy Saving Trust in November 2017.



Dr Jo Dally
City Strategic Partnerships lead, BP Advanced Mobility Unit

Dr Jo Dally leads an Advanced Mobility Unit tasked with building material, sustainable businesses for BP in a low carbon, digital future. She was head of policy (research) at the Royal Society.


Trevor Hoyle
Senior Vice President, Ground Operations Europe, FedEx Express and TNT

Trevor Hoyle has 24 years’ experience in transport and is Senior Vice President, Ground Operations Europe for FedEx Express and TNT. He is a fellow of both the
Institute of Directors and Institute of Couriers.


Edward Kulperger
Vice-president, Geotab Europe

With 18 years in the telematics industry, Edward Kulperger has delivered applications to the international telematics, automotive, fleet management and wireless sectors.



Ben Lawson
Vice-president of strategy and mobility for the UK & Ireland, Enterprise Holdings

Ben Lawson is responsible for the strategic development of all lines of Enterprise Holdings’ business in the UK and Ireland, while driving efficiencies and growth within the organisation.


Kate Morris
Director – consulting, transportation, EMEA, AECOM

Kate Morris is a chartered engineer and transport professional who has worked in the transport sector for more than 30 years within both the private and public sector.


Frank Mühlon
Managing director, ABB 

Frank Mühlon became MD of ABB’s E-Mobility Infrastructure Solutions business in 2017. The global business provides a range of cloud connected charging and infrastructure solutions.


Khaled M Shahbo
Corporate vice-president/managing director for the UK and Ireland, Enterprise Holdings

Khaled M Shahbo has been with Enterprise since its inception 24 years ago. Since 2015, he has been responsible for Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National
Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car.


Mark Turnbull
Head of global consulting, Cap HPI

Mark Turnbull advises leading global automotive based businesses on how to deliver unrivalled decision support and intelligence to stakeholders.
He has been in automotive for more than 20 years.


Gordon Young
Head of Vehicle Finance, MacQuarie

Gordon Young is part of MacQuarie’s newly established e-mobility team focusing on opportunity and growth across the transportation and energy sectors in the UK and Europe.



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