Transport Expert Panel

The Transport Expert Panel provides the technical expertise and knowledge that supports ICE's activity in the transport sector.

The panel works with ICE staff to deliver a wealth of engineering knowledge. This includes:

  • Influencing ICE's policy statements in areas such as rail, roads, aviation, freight, cycling and walking.
  • Helping to build capacity and skills.
  • Hosting events and networking opportunities.
  • Producing research and best practice guidance for engineers in the sector.

Meet the panel

The Transport panel is made up of a variety of industry experts. Find out more about our panel chair and details of the panel's members.

  • Panel chair: Jonathan Spruce

    Transport Expert Panel

    Jonathan is a Director at Fore Consulting and specialises in transport planning, transport engineering, development, regeneration and project management.


Other panel members

Panel member name Employer
Steven Hayter (Past Chair) OTB Engineering
Howard Potter (Vice Chair) Scott Potter Associates
Alan Taggart (Vice Chair) KPMG
Andrew Boagey Independent Consultant
Chris Chalk Mott MacDonald
Ed Gardiner Carillion P.L.C
Alan Hayes Advance Consultancy
Prof. John Parkin University of West England
Andrew Warrington Atkins
Catherine Hallett Transport for London
Mervyn Carter Consultant
Richard McGuckin Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
Penny Gilg (Graduate Member) Network Rail
Krishan Bhika (Graduate Member) Atkins

What are we working on?

The Transport Expert Panel continues to build on its recommendations from the State of the Nation Transport report (2013) for:

  • Immediate action to improve road conditions, planning and funding
  • Clear national transport strategies for all parts of the UK
  • Extended devolution of fully-integrated transport powers, particularly to major city regions