TEPR is proud and privileged to be working with the following environmental and transport specialists
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Malcolm is an expert in EU and UK environmental law and policy, accustomed to influencing and giving authoritative policy advice at the highest levels. Malcolm has twenty-five years’ experience of environmental issues, technologies and policy. For most of this time he has worked on climate change, energy and transport at national and European levels, with a particular focus on low-carbon transport. From 2008-2011 he was Head of Climate Change at the Environment Agency in England, leading its work on both climate change mitigation and adaptation.
Malcolm has also led research in a number of distinctive environment-related aspects of transport policy including: company car taxation and other forms of environmental taxation; development of the passenger car CO2 Regulation; energy use in transport and the environmental implications of alternative fuels; the implications of alternative models of car ownership and use and impact assessments of environmental interventions in the transport sector.
De Courcy Alexander
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Simon is a sustainable leader and expert in the practical implementation of low carbon transport. He has worked with fleet operators, OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers in the development of electric, petrol/electric hybrid and hydrogen/diesel hybrid solutions, including collaborating with Air Products, BOC, Honda, Hyundai, TfL and others in developing the largest operational hydrogen-powered van fleet.
His projects are diverse, and have been case studies for the Chartered Institute for Logistics and Transport (CILT), European Commission and Freight Transport Association (FTA). Simon served on steering and working groups for the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP), is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Leicester.
Dr. Nick Green
Independent researcher and consultant
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Nick Green is a chartered town planner with 20 years of experience of research and analysis into large scale long term patterns of settlement in the UK. Originally trained as a chartered building surveyor specialising in the restoration of historic buildings, Dr Green has both and MPhil and a PhD in Town Planning (1995, 2001) both from University College London.
Prior to becoming an independent researcher and consultant in 2017 Dr Green worked in the third sector, and in academia, most recently as a lecturer at the University of Liverpool.
Dr Green has specialised in and researched and written extensively on the analysis of social and geographical networks, and on the evolution of settlement patterns over time. He has been involved in a number of research and consultancy projects which have explored a variety of topics including the analysis of commuting patterns in south east England in the 1980s-2000s, exploring land value uplift as a consequence of new transport infrastructure, research into London’s cultural industries and the delivery of affordable housing through the planning system.
Director of Ecocentric Consulting and Senior Associate of Air and Space Evidence
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Before founding Ecocentric Consulting, Peter worked at the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) for over 15 years as a Senior Policy Analyst. Over the years Peter has developed expertise in environmental policy integration, environmental assessments, EU funding instruments, environmental law, climate change adaptation and ecosystem services.
Peter has won and been in charge of many high profile projects for the European Commission. For DG Regio he led a large consortium on improving environmental integration within Cohesion Policy, both in terms of reducing the environmental impact of EU projects as well as increasing the funding for innovative environmental projects.
Peter lives with his family (Pip and Edvin) in Chalford Hill and has the unintentional hobby of renovating an old cottage.
Environmental economics and policy consultant
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Marianne Pearson specialises in environmental economics and policy and is experienced in a variety of economic modelling techniques, including cost benefit analysis, cost effectiveness analysis and the development of marginal abatement cost curves. She has an MSc in Environmental Technology, for which she specialised in Environmental Economics and Policy.
She has conducted research roles in the fields of sustainable transport, transport emissions, biofuels and bioenergy, carbon management and sustainable development, amongst others. Recent studies have included analysis of emissions from lorries for comparison with inland shipping, research into the potential for LPG as an alternative to diesel vehicles and an assessment of European companies’ use of freight and their potential influence in improving the environmental credentials of the fleet.
Senior Research Fellow in Environmental Law at the University of Oxford
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Ray holds an LLB Hons Law Degree and LLM Masters Degree in Environmental Law. He has nineteen years experience working as an environmental law researcher at three of the world’s top five universities: University of Oxford, Imperial College (London) and between 2000 and 2014, at University College London. At UCL, Ray was a Senior Research Fellow and Deputy Director of the Centre for Law and the Environment. He remains an Honorary Senior Research Associate at the Centre and is also a Senior Research Fellow in Environmental Law at the University of Oxford.
He has developed a substantial personal research profile of international standing, undertaking research on a wide variety of environmentally related topics, sometimes in collaboration with lawyers of different expertise, economists, policy specialists, engineers, and natural and physical scientists. He has extensive experience of advising on the effectiveness of legislation, including advising on comparative experiences in other countries – and where that experience can be transferred to the client’s country or region. He also has vast experience in the design and drafting of new legislation, having worked for different national governments and international bodies such as the World Bank, European Commission, European Committee of the Regions. He is also a founding Director of the “space detective” company, Air and Space Evidence Ltd.
Ray lives in Chalford with his family (Rache, Elsa and Kitty) and their dog (Jaska). His favourite way of spending his free time is exploring the UK with the family in their Mazda Bongo Camper Van, or travelling to new places across the world.
TEPR works with Local Authorities, EU Institutions, NGOs, National Governments, Industry and International clients as well as on Horizon 2020 projects. If you would like to talk to us about making transport more sustainable in the future, call TEPR today on+44 (0)7521 063324.