I joined University of Westminster in January 2020 as Senior Lecturer and my work is divided between the Active Travel Academy and the MSc in Transport Planning and Management. I was previously teaching and researching at UCL, working on a range of themes including transport futures (including automated vehicles), transport/mobility justice, and transport policy. Prior to entering the academic community, I spent ten years as a transport consultant with Steer Davies Gleave (now Steer).
I lead two modules: Transport Policy and Politics (Semester 1) and Modifying Transport Behaviour: Theory, Practice and Politics (Semester 2). The first is a core module of the MSc and the second an optional module, also available as a stand-alone module for CPD or personal interest. I also contribute as a guest lecturer to other modules, and supervise MSc dissertations and doctoral projects.
At the heart of my research interests is policy: why do we have the transport policies we have? I am especially interested in the active-travel aspects of this question as well as the aspect of justice. I actively research ways of improving transport policy by providing clearer and more balanced analysis and better decision-support tools. I am also very interested in behaviour change in transport, both that which occurs naturally and that which is deliberately promoted.