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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.