ITS United Kingdom has re-elected Dr Alan Stevens of TRL as Chairman for a second term while Ian Patey of Mouchel is re-elected as Vice Chairman.
Dr Stevens has been involved in ITS (UK) since its origins in 1992, including terms as Technical Director and Vice Chairman. He is Chief Scientist and Research Director, Transportation, at TRL having a particular interest in user interactions with technology.
Stevens commented, “I’m pleased to be able to continue this role in such vibrant and well-respected organisation. I want to use my second year to further increase the relevance of the organisation during the many exciting changes that are going on around connectivity and automation, and also further strengthen our support for and interaction with young ITS professionals”.
The Directors of ITS (UK) for 2016 / 2017 who continue in their posts are:
International Director – Richard Harris, Xerox
Finance Director – Gary Umpleby, Hogia
Membership Director – Graeme Scott, IBI Group
Communications Director – Giles Perkins, Mouchel
Technical Director – Fraser Sommerville, Atkins
The ITS (UK) Council also decided to create a sixth Director position to head up the work of making sure that ITS (UK) stays relevant to new, young entrants to the ITS sector. This role will be filled during the summer.