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New Chairman for ITS (UK)

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ITS (UK) has a new Chairman.

Dr Alan Stevens of TRL replaces Sharon Kindleysides, who steps down after the customary two-year term.

He was elected at the Association’s 2015 AGM in Milton Keynes, with Ian Patey of Mouchel 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 Research Scientist and Research Director, Transportation, at TRL having a particular interest in user interactions with technology.  Alan commented, “I am honoured to become Chairman of this established and well respected organisation. ITS is now ‘business as usual’ in many areas of transportation but also has exciting growth potential in areas of connectivity and automation. I look forward to engaging with both the membership and the wider Intelligent Mobility community”.

One new Director was also elected, with Fraser Somerville of Atkins becoming Technical Director.

The other Directors of ITS (UK) for 2015 / 2016 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

 
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