Our team featured here offers expertise in strategic analysis of transport policy coupled with practical knowledge of how to create and promote sustainable travel choices. In addition our partnerships with other consultancies and academic institutions enable us to assemble teams with additional capacity or expertise on a project-by-project basis.
Lynn Sloman, Director
Lynn is a nationally-recognised expert in design and evaluation of sustainable transport investment programmes. She was a member of the Department for Transport Expert Panel that advised ministers on the £600 million Local Sustainable Transport Fund, and also advised the Irish Department of Transport on its Smarter Travel Areas programme. As a Board member of Cycling England between 2001 and 2011, she helped set up the Cycling Demonstration Towns / Cycling City and Towns programme, and chaired a cross-government group to evaluate its effect. She was member and then Vice-Chair of the Commission for Integrated Transport between 2005 and 2010. She was a Special Adviser to the Board of Transport for London between 2000 and 2008, and appointed as a TfL Board member in 2016. She is currently also Chair of the Campaign for Better Transport and a trustee of the Foundation for Integrated Transport. Prior to founding Transport for Quality of Life, Lynn was Assistant Director of Transport 2000, now Campaign for Better Transport, from 1992 to 2002. Lynn’s published work includes the major DfT studies on Smarter Choices (2004) and Sustainable Travel Towns (2010).
Ian Taylor, Director
Ian joined Transport for Quality of Life in 2003. He is presently engaged in evaluation of the £600 million Local Sustainable Transport Fund programme for the Department for Transport. Other ongoing work includes research into ways to improve Britain's deregulated bus system and leading Transport for Quality of Life's work on rail. He lectures on sustainable transport and land use planning to architecture MSc and Professional Diploma students and was lead author of Thriving Cities and Masterplanning Checklist reports on integration of planning and transport. Ian was formerly: manager of environmental consultancy services for Centre for Alternative Technology; scientific political adviser for Greenpeace; campaigner for Oxfam.
Carey Newson, Associate
Carey Newson is a behaviour change specialist who has played a defining role in the development of UK travel planning. Drawing on international experience and working closely with networks of innovative UK practitioners, she researched and developed the first comprehensive national guidance on workplace, school, leisure and residential travel planning. She is an environmental psychologist and draws on psychological theory and her wide knowledge of UK initiatives to advise on behaviour change interventions. Carey was formerly assistant director at Transport 2000, now the Campaign for Better Transport. She has over a decade of experience in the field of environmental behaviour change.
Jillian Anable, Associate
Jillian has been an associate since 2008, and previously worked on joint projects with Transport for Quality of Life in her former role as Research Fellow at The Centre for Transport Policy, Robert Gordon University. In 2013 Jillian was appointed to a professorship at the University of Aberdeen. Jillian has developed a ground-breaking typology of motorists’ psychology and habits, and amongst wide research interests has undertaken research on climate change impacts of transport for the Commission for Integrated Transport.
Beth Hiblin, Associate
Beth started her career as School Travel Advisor and then Manager of Travelchoice, Peterborough’s Sustainable Travel Town project, so she knows first-hand what it takes to change people’s travel choices. More recently Beth provided interim management to successfully deliver the initial stages of two Local Sustainable Transport Fund programmes, Go Lakes Travel (Lake District) and Two National Parks LSTF (New Forest and South Downs). She has also amassed knowledge of ‘what works’ for travel behaviour change through evaluation of programmes such as Connected (Derby LSTF), through research of the Cycling Demonstration Towns for Cycling England’s Making a Cycling Town report and through compilation of Local Sustainable Transport Fund Annual Reports for the Department for Transport.
Phil Goodwin, Associate
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Anna Goodman, Associate
Anna Goodman is a lecturer in the Department for Population Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her research centres on the intersection between public health, health equity and environmental sustainability, with a focus on sustainable transport. A particular research interest of hers is the potential to use natural experimental designs to evaluate the effects and equity impacts of large-scale, population-level interventions. She has recently led such evaluations in relation to the Department for Transport’s Cycling Towns programme and the national Bikeability cycle training scheme in schools. She first collaborated with Transport for Quality of Life in 2014, and became an associate in 2015.
Lisa Hopkinson, Associate
Lisa Hopkinson is an environmental researcher. She has authored a number of publications relating to sustainable transport, air pollution and climate change. She has previously worked for Sustrans on a behaviour change project to encourage employees to drive less; has worked with a number of universities to support reduction in travel using IT; was head of research for a Hong Kong policy think-tank specialising in environmental policy; and is currently working at the Centre for Alternative Technology on a project investigating how to overcome the barriers to a zero carbon transport system. She is actively involved in local campaigns and projects to promote active and sustainable travel. Lisa joined Transport for Quality of Life in 2016.