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Professor David Begg


In addition to being the Publisher of Transport Times (a leading UK trade magazine), and running a series of transport related awards schemes in conjunction with Department for Transport (DfT), Transport Scotland and Transport for London (TfL), Professor David Begg has an outstanding pedigree in transport related matters. He:

  • Advised UK Government on its High Speed Rail programme and its A14 Cambridgeshire roads study

  • Advises the regional transport authority Transport for Greater Manchester

  • Is a non-executive board member of FirstGroup and BAA

  • Is a visiting professor in sustainable transport at Plymouth University

  • Is a previous chairman of Tube Lines and the Commission for Integrated Transport (CfIT)

  • Headed the Heathrow Winter Resilience Enquiry

  • Was a non-executive director for the Strategic Rail Authority, a Board member for TfL (Transport for London) for 5 years and has been a panel member for several independent policy / strategy reviews.