Thursday, 2nd June 2016 - 13:00
ITS United Kingdom elects Chairman and Vice Chairman for 2016/17
ITS United Kingdom, the Intelligent Transport Systems association for the UK, has held its 2016 AGM in Greenwich in London as the guests of ITS (UK) Members Digital Greenwich. Dr Alan Stevens of TRL was elected as Chairman for a second term and Ian Patey of Mouchel was re-elected as Vice Chairman.
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.
Dr Alan Stevens has been involved in ITS (UK) since its origins in 1992, including terms as Technical Director and Vice Chairman. Alan is Chief Scientist and Research Director, Transportation, at TRL having a particular interest in user interactions with technology. Alan 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”.
Photo shows Dr Alan Stevens
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Notes to editors:
ITS UNITED KINGDOM, the UK association for the promotion of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), is a not-for-profit public/private sector association financed by members' subscriptions, and provides a forum for all organisations concerned with ITS. We work to bring the benefits that ITS can offer in terms of economic efficiency, transport safety, and environmental benefits to the United Kingdom - and at the same time expand the ITS market.
The membership, around 150 UK organisations, comprises Government Departments, Local Authorities, consultants, contractors, manufacturing and service companies, and academic and research institutions.
Members benefit from ITS United Kingdom activities including seminars, workshops and regular news dissemination. ITS United Kingdom encourages discussion on issues such as public/private co-operation, standards, legislation, information provision and new technology.
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