ITS United Kingdom, the Intelligent Transport Systems association for the UK, held its 2014 AGM in Solihull as the guests of ITS (UK) Members TRW Conekt on 7 May. Sharon Kindleysides of Kapsch and Dr Alan Stevens of TRL were re-elected as Chairman and Vice Chair respectively. The Directors of ITS (UK) for 2014 / 2015 are:
Technical Director – Joanne Dodds, URS
International Director – Richard Harris, Xerox
Finance Director – Gary Umpleby, Hogia
Membership Director – Graeme Scott, IBI Group
Communications Director – Giles Perkins, Mouchel
Prof Eric Sampson CBE of Newcastle University continues as Ambassador for ITS (UK).
Sharon Kindleysides heads up Kapsch’s UK office and is one of the UK’s leading road tolling experts. She served a first term as Chairman of ITS (UK) 2013-14. On being re-elected, Sharon commented “I am delighted to have been re-elected. ITS (UK) is a world leading source of knowledge about all things ITS related and I am looking forward to the exciting activities and events of has planned for the year ahead!”
About ITS United Kingdom:
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, over 150 UK organisations, comprises Government Departments, Local Authorities, Police Forces, consultants, 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.
For futher information, please contact Jennie Martin (firstname.lastname@example.org)