Our Management Team
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Julian previously held positions as an Associate at WSP Group and as a Principal Transport Planner at Colin Buchanan and Partners (now SKM Colin Buchanan).
With more than 20 years’ experience, Julian is a civil engineer and transport planner specialised in advising primarily private sector clients on the transport infrastructure requirements of proposals for the development of land for a range of land uses including, food and non-food retail; residential; education; health and sports and leisure and regularly leads company’s role as part of a multi-disciplinary project team to deliver optimal, cost effective and innovative solutions to today’s transport planning challenges. Julian has appeared as an expert witness at Informal Hearings, Public Inquiries and Compulsory Purchase Inquiries.
Outside work Julian is a keen photography enthusiast, enjoys good food, fine wine and following the exploits of his two son’s football team’s. With two daughters too, Julian has little time to enjoy time on the golf course, sadly.
Ross has over 14 years’ experience in the design, specification, management and implementation of highway works. He has project managed the design and construction of schemes ranging from minor works to large Section 278 and Section 38 projects. He is extensively experienced in three dimensional highways engineering mod¬elling using Professional Design Software (PDS) Ground Modelling and Advanced Alignment packages. Ross has undertaken the design of many types of highway and route alignments together with roundabout and signalised junction layout design. He is also proficient in the use of programs such as AutoCAD, AutoTRACK, Flow Drainage Design, and PDS Sign.
Away from work Ross enjoys spending time with family and socialising with friends. He is also a competitive cyclist and can regularly be found competing in weekend races during the summer months.
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Daniel started his career in Transport Planning in 2002 and joined Transport Planning Associates in September 2014 as an Associate Director, having previously worked for PBA (now Stantec) for twelve years. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Faculty of Engineering LTH at Lund University in Sweden and is a Chartered Transport Planning Professional having obtained the Transport Planning Professional qualification. He is also a member of both the TPS and CIHT professional institutions.
Daniel is an expert user of Paramics and Vissim microsimulation and has validated many models using both since 2003. Aside from undertaking modelling Daniel has managed and worked on a wide variety of projects for both property developers and local authorities. His experience includes a range of land uses including residential, commercial, education, leisure and retail developments. His advice to clients has ranged from due diligence and feasibility, master planning and design, through to preparing the necessary Transport Statements or Assessments and Travel Plans to secure planning permission. He has also appeared as expert witness giving evidence in respect of planning appeals heard at Public Inquiries and informal hearings.
Outside work Daniel enjoys watching movies or attending concerts. He also enjoys travelling with his partner, especially to New York (or anywhere sunny) as well as just staying at home having a night in, or throwing a dinner party for his friends.
Damian started his Transport Planning career in 1994 and joined Transport Planning Associates in February 2014, having previously worked for PBA, TPK / RPS Group and Capita. He has a Master of Science degree in Transportation Planning and Engineering from the University of Southampton.
Damian has worked on a wide variety of projects for both property developers and local authorities. His experience includes a range of land uses including residential, commercial, education, leisure and retail developments. The projects he has worked on has varied from due diligence / feasibility advice, masterplanning and design, through to preparing the necessary Transport Statements / Assessments and Travel Plans to secure planning permission.
Away from work Damian enjoys watching football (although his playing days are now sadly in the past) and rugby. He can occasionally be seen at the County Ground watching Swindon Town. He also enjoys travelling, particularly to the southern hemisphere, and spending time with his family.
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He is a specialist in retail development and has been involved with more than more than 500 schemes for retail clients over his career to date and has undertaken research on the travel patterns of retail customers, the results of which have recently been published in the Transport Planning & Technology Journal.
Nathan is also an active cricket player and cyclist.
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Susan has joined TPA in January 2018 with the aim of building up a Manchester office. She has extensive experience in Masterplanning, Transport Statements, Transport Assessments and Travel Plans and successfully gaining highways approval to support clients’ development aspirations. Susan has experience in development transport planning for a wide range of development types including mixed use town centre schemes, residential, education, retail and employment.
In her spare time, Susan spends time with her two children and is a Member of the Association of Speakers’ Clubs. She also has an interest in psychology and personal development seminars and has successfully walked on fire!
John would class himself as a rounded transport professional due to his depth and breadth of experience, which is constantly put to good effect satisfy the demands and expectations of a variety of private sector clients. This experience includes assessing the feasibility of development proposals, identifying the scope and extent of likely development impact, giving consideration of non-car accessibility improvement works, the preparation of Transport Assessments and Travel Plans, undertaking the detailed design and specification of infrastructure improvement works, the supervision of infrastructure works, the preparation of legal agreements and providing written and oral evidence as an Expert Witness.
Away from work John is a man of simple pleasures; spending time relaxing with his family (if relaxing is the correct term with four children), socialising with friends (if the demands of four children allows) and enjoying a variety of sports (albeit mainly in a spectator capacity these days).
Away from work Julia likes going to concerts and tries to balance her main hobbies of cooking/eating and keeping fit.
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He frequently appears as an expert witness giving evidence in respect of planning appeals heard at public inquiries and informal hearings, and to examinations in public of local development plan documents prepared by local planning authorities.
Rupert co-founded Transport Planning Associates (then Pinnacle Transportation) in 1997 and previously held positions with White Young Green and Ove Arup & Partners, both large multi-disciplinary engineering consultancies. He has a Master of Science degree in transportation planning and engineering from the University of Southampton and is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Logistics and Transport.
In his spare time, he enjoys watching his youngest son playing for Welwyn Pegasus Football Club, the great outdoors, and endeavoring to improve his culinary skills and his backgammon game.
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In his current position as Associate, Simon specialises in client liaison and project management, overseeing and undertaking the delivery of Transport Assessments, Travel Plans, Environmental Assessments, outline business cases and providing masterplanning advice. Simon also has extensive experience in the identification of highway and transport solutions and the preliminary design of highway infrastructure improvements.
Outside of work Simon enjoys spending time with his family and trying to keep up with his wife in triathlons. He also has a keen interest in music and enjoys practising with his colleagues as lead singer of the TPA band!
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Based in the London office, Richard has significant experience in both highways and transportation planning, providing high level and detailed transport and highway consultancy advice to a range of clients in the private and public sectors with projects ranging from shopping centres, business parks, mixed use developments, hospitals, schools and housing.
He has a broad background in the highways field with extensive knowledge of all aspects of highway design, drawn from his work on the design of the A55 North Wales Coast Road and from other large highway schemes.
Outside of work, Richard’s interests include photography, archery, badminton, hill walking and for his sins, following the travails of West Ham United.
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He provides design and management input on highway and infrastructure projects for a number public and private sector clients including retail and residential development, safety engineering improvement schemes and Road Safety Auditing including Highway England’s Motorway’s and Trunk roads.
Away from work, Trevor is a Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor and enjoys teaching aerobatics and flying vintage aircraft. On rainy days he can be found in the kitchen competing in TPA’s ‘Bake Off’ competitions.
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Outside of work, Rob is a keen footballer and long suffering supporter of Nottingham Forest. He also plays keyboard for the TPA Bristol Band ‘Manual for Street Preachers’, and enjoys attending music festivals and concerts.
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Andrew has been with Transport Planning Associates since starting his career in Transport Planning in 2013, after graduating from Newcastle University with an MEng in Civil Engineering. In that time, he has undertaken work for predominantly private sector clients in various sectors, including residential, retail, employment, leisure, education and mixed uses.
Andrew has significant experience in the delivery of Transport Assessments, Travel Plans and feasibility studies, as well as providing advice on the transport aspects of development masterplans, ranging from small to large scale development sites. He is also a fully qualified Road Safety Auditor and is a member of SoRSA, having undertaken more than 100 Road Safety Audits since 2015 covering a range of highway schemes, from residential estate roads to new roundabout and priority junctions on the strategic road network.
Outside of work, Andrew enjoys relaxing at home in front of the TV, going to the cinema and playing five-a-side football on an evening. He is also lead guitarist for the TPA band.
Away from work Henry enjoys all sport turning out regularly for his cricket and hockey clubs, plus destroying many a golf fairway.