ABOUT US

collective skills to provide a breadth of expertise

About Us

Our practical experience and hands-on approach can help consultancies, public sector organizations and commercial operators improve their effectiveness in securing and delivering the best possible solution in active travel and transport.

Our combined expertise gives clients access to a wealth of experience, supporting numerous project needs.

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MARTIN BIGNELL

Best described as a multidisciplinary, Martin’s background is logistics and supply chain management. He has direct experience in public, private and start-up sectors applying himself to marketing, business analysis, cross modal logistics, contract management and public policy development.  Martin has a well-developed ability to engage with stakeholders and bring lateral thinking to many situations, applying creative ideas and approaches borne from experience of working in marketing, operational, financial, commercial and political contexts. Colleagues and clients value Martin’s ability to think in a strategic and rounded way. Bring cakes or biscuits to a meeting and you will have Martin as a friend for life…

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MATT ROCHE

Matt believes in an insight led and customer focussed approach to strategic development. Matt’s approach builds relationships, engages with others and seek buy in throughout the strategy development process. With over 20 years’ experience in delivering profitable growth, over half of which in leadership roles, Matt has a significant track record in developing strategies within business development, product development, pricing, marketing, comms, customer experience and commercial development across multiple sectors including financial services, transport and sports. Warning – do not raise football with Matt and expect a short discussion…

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RACHEL HUGHES

Rachel is passionate about delivering tangible benefits to public transport customers. To date she has worked on over 14 large scale transport bids covering a number of different modes: metro, ferry, rail, cycle, and autonomous vehicles leading customer experience, commercial and sustainability workstreams. In her spare time, Rachel is an avid sportswoman, gaining 3 Blues at Oxford for cycling and winning the Oxford University Sportswoman of the Year in 2007.  More recently she raised £20,000 ($25,000) for Maggie’s Centre in 2017 by swimming the North Channel with her mother.  They became the first ever two-person relay team to swim between Northern Ireland and Scotland, along the way battling the cold, strong tides and the odd jellyfish!