ITS United Kingdom, the Intelligent Transport Systems association for the UK, held its 2015 AGM in Milton Keynes as the guests of ITS (UK) Foundation Members the Transport Systems Catapult on 19 May. Having completed the customary two-year term, Sharon Kindleysides of Kapsch stepped down as Chairman. Dr Alan Stevens of TRL was elected as the new Chairman and Ian Patey of Mouchel was elected as Vice Chairman.

One new Director was also elected: Fraser Somerville of Atkins as 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

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 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”.

Original source: ITS UK