Richard was previously transport programme director at the business group London First, where he led policy and advocacy across all transport modes and across services and infrastructure.
He was also a board member at the statutory transport watchdog London TravelWatch and has been a journalist and then a policy adviser at the consumer body Which? on a wide range of consumer markets including transport.
Antonia was part of the team which set up CoMoUK's predecessor organisation Carplus and spent 10 years helping to nurture the newly emerging car club industry, developing the information programme and accreditation scheme amongst other projects.
Antonia re-joined the organisation in 2015 to set up the sister arm Bikeplus to support the development of bike share. For the intervening five years Antonia managed an Active Travel Project in Leeds for Sustrans.
Laura has 25 years’ experience in the third sector delivering strategic priorities including, large scale events, projects and initiatives.
She has a background in youth work and has spent many years working in partnership with environmental charities, producing resources and events for young people to raise awareness, increase knowledge and challenge behaviours all whilst having fun. Laura is a trustee for Volunteer Midlothian, supporting and encouraging volunteering in her local area.
Hannah moved to Scotland from the U.S. two years ago to study Environmental Management (Energy) at the University of Stirling. She was awarded a scholarship from Rotary International to pursue this degree and work with the Carse of Stirling Rotary Club in the Stirling community.
Her interest in community energy and transport led her to undertake a dissertation examining public understanding of low carbon district heat networks. She has previous experience working with community groups in her home state to address local environmental issues through community outreach and education.
Patrick is a political scientist by training. He is interested in how institutions and identities shape people’s behaviour, including their travel choices. He holds a PhD in Politics from the University of Edinburgh and has previously worked for the Centre on Constitutional Change, Aberystwyth University and other leading research institutions in the UK and abroad.
In these positions, Patrick has given policy advice to multiple governments and third sector organisations across Europe.
Robin has previously worked in the House of Commons and in local government looking at a range of policy areas. Prior to joining CoMoUK, he completed an MSc in Earth Futures Research from the University of Glasgow to turn his keen interest for sustainable transport into a career.
For his master’s thesis he undertook an ‘ethnography of infrastructure’ analysis of a new bike lane in Glasgow, looking at the built environment and the social context to produce new insights into how and why people used the bike lane.
Gill has worked in engineering since graduating from UMIST with a degree in Electronics. She brings with her from this time, skills in data admin and organisation to her work at CoMoUK.
Alongside her professional development, she has also been involved with local sustainability and community groups offering her time, experience and skills.