Having gained 30 years’ experience in the industry via a leading local authority and a variety of large and small private transport planning and engineering consultants and partnerships; Richard established Evoke Transport Planning Consultants Ltd in September 2019 to apply sound, commercial knowledge for the development sector.

Most recently Richard managed multi discipline teams in his role as the UK and Ireland Sector Director for the Development and Infrastructure team at SYSTRA Ltd; prior to that he was the Operational Director for the Transport and Infrastructure team at the RPS Group Plc. Richard’s experience includes successfully representing clients at Public Inquiries as an Expert Witness and appearing at Local Plan EiPs.

Richard is an enthusiastic supporter of TPM and a long standing Committee Member and has previously chaired sessions.