A propos / Bio
Derek is a qualified transport planner and economist with nearly 40 years experience. He has a thorough appreciation of the public policy issues confronting both local and national government. Having an holistic understanding of transport means that he is able to view issues within the wider context. As a consultant he has led a wide variety of transport projects; clients have included both central and local governments in the UK and overseas. He has appeared as an expert witness before Select Committees of both UK Houses of Parliament. In addition to having a very good knowledge of the technical aspects of sustainable transport, a particular strength is his understanding of the political environment in which decisions are undertaken and the ability to develop appropriate solutions and strategies. Derek is a member of the Technical Committee of CODATU and is currently working on projects in Ethiopia, Nigeria and Tanzania.