Our Team

Clare Waldron
Clare has spent the last 20 years working in transport consultancy, specialising in passenger transport planning, policy, and strategy. When not facilitating her daughters’ hectic social lives, Clare enjoys a Pilates class for core strength and sanity.
Colin Brader
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
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
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.
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
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.
Francesca Smith
From developing city-wide transport strategies to detailed infrastructure design, Francesca supports clients to plan and implement sustainable cities. Away from the office, her interests include staying active, country music and mastering Italian.
Geoff Burrage
Associate Director
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
Senior Consultant
With a proven track record in influencing behaviour 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 aerial acrobatics.
Giles Lipscombe
Senior 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.
Ian Stott
Associate Director
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.
Isabelle Kourti
With a background in development planning, Isabelle has a keen interest in shaping places around people and public transport, creating sustainable environments. In her spare time, Isabelle enjoys going to festivals, travelling and yoga.
James Ford
With a degree in Geography, James has keen interests in GIS, working with large datasets, and shaping sustainable travel solutions. He spends his spare time exploring the city of Birmingham, getting to grips with film photography, and working on various art projects.
James Reeves
Technical Director
James is a transport economist with 30 years' experience. He has worked in more than 50 countries across the world and has a particular interest in small island states. When he isn’t busy renovating his home, James is Vice President of his local Lions Club.
James Seery
Principal Consultant
James specialises in assisting cities to develop effective public transport networks. He has worked on a number of ITP’s high-profile BRT and public transport projects in Kenya, Ukraine, and Sierra Leone. Away from the office James enjoys spending time with family and friends and watching football.
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!
Jeh Chan
Technical Director
Jeh enjoys using his international project experience and integrated thinking to help developing countries to solve complex mobility challenges in growing cities. When he's not in work he enjoys trying new recipes and exploring new cities.
Jenny Paxton
Senior Consultant
With a passion for planning for people, Jenny has experience in developing evidence-based transport strategies and business cases. Outside work Jenny enjoys attempting to improve her creative skills at art classes, visiting friends or exploring the countryside
Jim Bradley
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.
Kirsty Guttridge
Senior Consultant
Kirsty uses her social media and marketing expertise to influence travel behaviour and enjoys working with people to encourage them to travel sustainably. Out of work you can find Kirsty watching or blogging about the mighty Liverpool FC.
Laura Marshall
Senior Consultant
With a background in active travel 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.
Lewis McAuliffe
Senior 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.
Lynsey Harris
Lynsey specialises in development planning, transport research and influencing behaviour, 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
Principal 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.
Neil Taylor
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
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'.
Nicola Siddall
Principal Consultant
Nicola has a breadth of experience working as part of multi-disciplinary teams providing development planning advice to public and private sector clients. Outside of work she is likely to be travelling, at the gym, or tending to her many pets.
Noel Lavery
Senior 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!)
Oliver Williamson
With a degree in Geography and previous experience in town planning, Oliver is passionate about using his experience to deliver sustainable travel solutions. Outside of work, Oliver enjoys cycling, cooking, and travelling to new cities.
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.
Phoebe Garside
With experience in both public and private sectors, and a background in active travel, Phoebe has a keen interest in developing sustainable transport solutions. Away from work you’ll find her exploring the outdoors, crocheting, or trying new recipes.
Rachel Thompson
Principal 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.
Samuel Islam
With a degree in Civil Engineering and an interest in using GIS to design and implement transport networks, Samuel has a driving ambition to make positive change through his work. His hobbies include studying languages and history, gym and fitness, and sports.
Sian Fox
Sian enjoys working with people to encourage them to think differently about how they travel, the choices available and how to enjoy and make the most of places. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with her family and friends.
Stephanie Norris
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.
Stuart Clapham
Principal Consultant
Stuart is a scheme development specialist, working with stakeholders around the world to help them deliver projects to improve lives. Away from work you will find him discovering new parts of London on his bike, or sampling new food with his family in Spain.
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
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
Principal 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.
Tom Speed
With a head for numbers, Tom uses his statistics background to analyse complex data sets to understand the impact of sustainable transport interventions. In his spare time, he likes all things rugby, checking out bands and getting to grips with photography.