Our Team

Catherine Evans
Consultant
With a keen interest in development planning and innovation, Catherine applies her skills in micro-simulation modelling to help private sector clients create the cities of tomorrow. Outside of work you’ll find her playing netball, in the gym or travelling.
Chris Douglas
Technical Director
Chris is a freight transport specialist, with experience of leading efficiency, research, policy and engagement projects for public and private sector clients around the world. When not truck spotting for a living, he can be found on a golf course, usually in the rough.
Chris Wilkinson
Senior Consultant
Chris is interested in sustainable transport, development planning and placemaking. Experienced in undertaking detailed feasibility and research studies, he is also an avid sportsman in his spare time - playing for his local rugby team - and also enjoys travelling.
Ciaran Meyers
Principal Consultant
Experienced in public transport planning, transport strategy, appraisal, monitoring and evaluation, Ciaran brings a broad skill-set to ITP. He is the only team member to have ridden Lands’ End to John O’Groats, and is a keen ‘researcher’ of craft beer.
Colin Brader
Chairman
As ITP’s founder and Bus Rapid Transit expert, Colin’s vision and expertise has transformed public transport systems and brought mass transit to mega-cities across the world. In his spare time he enjoys visiting new cities and checking out new bands.
Dan Palmer
Associate Director
Dan has considerable experience in both UK private and public sector development planning, ranging from residential developments to recycling plants. Away from work he enjoys running, avoiding DIY projects and negotiating soft plays with his young family.
David Brenig-Jones
Principal Consultant
David is an expert at aggregating disparate data, using it to better understand urban transport systems and reveal insights for optimising network performance. When not knee-deep in transport models you’ll find him climbing, skiing, or taking in a music festival.
David Hicks
Consultant
Having spent time living in America and South-East Asia, David developed a keen interest in transport - particularly creating safe and sustainable networks. When not in the office he enjoys cycling and travelling - particularly to S.E. Asia for its culinary delights.
Debbie King
Company Secretary
Debbie has been with ITP since the company launched, and - amongst many other important things - ensures our bills are paid and our invoices are counted. When not doing ITP’s accounts, you will most likely find her walking in the Peak District.
Denise Faber
Director of Public Transport
Specialising in all things public transport, Denise brings a wealth of operational and consultancy experience to our team. When she's not working, or raising her children, Denise can be found on the dancefloor or immersing herself in her latest literary find.
Emma Taylor
Principal Consultant
Emma has a deep understanding of sustainable transport’s role in creating ‘liveable cities’, which she applies to advise major private sector developers and planners. A keen international traveller, Emma is already planning her next adventure in a far-flung country.
Geoff Burrage
Associate
Geoff's planning, strategy and policy work is inspired by the role transport can play in creating great places. Away from work he enjoys running and cycling in the great outdoors, offset by spending time in the dingiest of halls when checking out bands across London.
Georgia Taylor
Consultant
With a proven track record in encouraging behaviour change towards sustainable transport, Georgia applies her expertise to a range of business and residential travel planning projects. Outside the office, she enjoys exploring foreign cities and the gym.
Giles Lipscombe
Consultant
Giles spends most of his time working on micro-simulation and strategic transport models, with occasional forays into GIS mapping and data analysis. Outside the office his interests include low emission vehicles and trying to visit all the restaurants in Nottingham.
Harfan Ghafoor
Principal Engineer
From highway design to drainage strategies, Harfan is experienced in supporting developers through all aspects of the planning process. Outside of the office you’ll find him exploring new places on his motorbike or learning to fly a plane!
Ian Stott
Associate
Ian’s flair for graphic design, transport data modelling and visualising map-based data mean his time is often in high demand. In his spare time you can find Ian riding and fixing bikes with no gears, climbing mountains, and travelling internationally.
Jake Collett
Consultant
A geography graduate with an interest in all things public transport and how they can be made sustainable. Out of office hours, Jake can either be found halfway up a mountain, in the middle of a lake or exploring underground.
James Seery
Senior Consultant
James specialises in data collection and analysis for major international public transport studies, which have taken him to the Philippines, Bangladesh, Ukraine and Kenya. Away from the office he enjoys visiting Peru, where he met his wife, and following Liverpool FC.
Jamie Wheway
Operations Manager
Drawing on a wealth of company management experience, Jamie ensures that our company policies are compliant and our staff are well-supported. As a perennial winner of ITP's team sporting events, there is usually a polite scramble to be on his side!
Jim Bradley
Director
Jim is ITP’s market research and behaviour change specialist. He applies research techniques to understand people’s travel needs, attitudes and perceptions. When not at work you’ll find him chasing after his two young children or following Aston Villa's fortunes.
Jon Parker
Managing Director
2015 Smarter Travel Professional of the Year, Jon specialises in sustainable travel behaviour change and ensuring new developments are well connected by all modes of travel. After hours you will find him teeing off on a golf course or chasing after his family’s Spaniel.
Katherine Moody
Associate
As a Chartered Engineer Katherine brings a wealth of technical experience to development planning and transport strategy projects for local authorities and private sector clients. In her spare time she enjoys running… including after her young daughter!
Kwabena Darfour
Senior Consultant
Kwabena works with high-profile public and private sector developers to diligently prepare supporting evidence to underpin transport components of planning applications. Away from work he enjoys spending time with his family and gospel singing.
Laura Marshall
Consultant
With a background in smarter choices and behaviour change, Laura understands the importance of placing people at the heart of effective transport delivery. Outside of work she enjoys visiting new restaurants, running and going to the theatre.
Lawrence Revill
Director
A Partner at David Lock Associates and a Director of ITP and David Lock Associates (Australia). Lawrence leads large scale regeneration and greenfield development projects from master plan to planning application. He enjoys cycling, sailing and hiking.
Lewis McAuliffe
Consultant
Lewis is fascinated by the role transport planning plays in shaping the places we live, work and travel, and has experience in development planning and development control. Outside of work, he enjoys discovering new places and watching live bands.
Luke Turner
Senior Consultant
Armed with an MA in Town & Country Planning, Luke has worked in sustainable transport and urban planning since 2009. Motivated by encouraging uptake in cycling as a mainstream mode of travel, he spends any spare time enjoying the great outdoors and travelling.
Lynsey Harris
Associate
Lynsey specialises in development planning, transport research and the promotion of smarter choices, applying her sound understanding of behavioural change to deliver effective sustainable transport projects. Outside of work she enjoys cycling and skiing.
Dr. Mark Dimond
Principal Consultant
A data scientist with experience of GIS, statistical modelling and computer science, Mark uses his skills to exploit open data to better understand patterns of movement. Mark spends his spare time sampling new coffee blends and walking the hills of his native Wales.
Mark Lever
Senior Consultant
Mark has a wealth of private sector development planning experience. He has a keen interest in the urban environment and in the creation of sustainable places to live and work. Mark spends much of his spare time cycling or preparing culinary masterpieces in the kitchen.
Matt Cottam
Consultant
Matt is a skilled quantitative and qualitative analyst - skills he applies to public transport feasibility studies, spreadsheet modelling, and public consultations. A keen photographer and artist, Matt enjoys sketching urban skylines in his spare time.
Neil Taylor
Director
Curiosity about future mobility, inclusive design and delivering transport networks that support sustainable local growth shapes Neil’s workload. Away from the office he can be found on a badminton court, riding his bike, or attempting ambitious DIY projects.
Dr. Nick Ayland
Director
Nick specialises in strategy and policy research & development, with expertise in public transport, low emission transport and demand management. A keen cricketer, he frequently regales us with tales of ‘glorious knocks’ and 'wagging tails'.
Noel Lavery
Consultant
With a keen interest in creating liveable cities, Noel works with developers to ensure sites are accessible and well connected by sustainable transport. He splits his spare time between seeing live music, exploring new cities and running (weather permitting!)
Peter Armitage
Technical Director
A project management ‘all-rounder’, Peter has significant experience of leading complex, high-profile public transport infrastructure projects all over the world. When not in airport lounges, Peter enjoys photography and playing the guitar.
Peter Hardy
Technical Director
Peter is one of the UK's leading Passenger Transport experts with experience covering local bus services, taxis, Community Transport, Car Clubs, Car Sharing and Park & Ride. Away from work he enjoys volunteering at the National Memorial Arboretum.
Rachel Tate
Senior Consultant
With an MA in Town and Regional Planning, Rachel understands the relationship between transport and land-use planning. She is a capable spatial analyst and graphic designer who enjoys yoga, running and baking when not at work in ITP's Nottingham office.
Ruby Stringer
Consultant
Ruby is a proficient research analyst having worked on a variety of UK and international projects, her favourite being a study into gender and public transport in Chittagong, Bangladesh. She loves cooking and is often found in her kitchen creating culinary masterpieces.
Sally Fawcett-White
Administrator
Meticulously organised, Sally does many of the important jobs that keep the ITP show on the road. When not at work she loves sitting in the sun at Trent Bridge to cheer on the Nottingham Outlaws, holidays, and everything about skincare and beauty.
Sandy Moller
Senior Consultant
Sandy's background in sustainable transport, travel planning and community engagement enables him to implement travel plans for major employers. A fan of adventure; you can often find Sandy hiking, walking or cycling somewhere around the world.
Stephanie Norris
Principal Consultant
An award-winning marketing specialist, Steph has a passion for delivering effective travel behaviour change strategies to promote active and sustainable travel. Outside work you’ll find her cycling, running, or in the pool preparing for her next triathlon.
Tatum Houlston
Senior Consultant
Having worked in both the public and private sector, Tatum is experienced in delivering concessionary travel schemes and influencing travel behaviour. When not at work you will find her cycling with her family, running over Cannock Chase or attempting yoga.
Tim Edwards
Associate
With considerable public transport experience, Tim regularly advises on the development and delivery of public transport strategies and concessionary travel schemes. In his spare time he enjoys taking his children to the zoo and perfecting his spicy pulled pork recipe.
Tom Fleming
Senior Consultant
With a passion for creating effective transport systems, Tom works to develop sustainable transport strategies across a range of city contexts and topic areas. Out of hours he enjoys travelling, learning French, and exploring the sites and delights of London.