This evening lecture features insights from leading international experts, explaining how we put people at the heart of building better places.

The lecture is being run in partnership with the Centre for Transport Studies, UCL

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Andreas Markides photo small Andreas Markides Director of Markides Associates, BSc (Hons) MSc CEng FCIHT FICE

Andreas is currently the President of CIHT.  

Andreas is a chartered civil engineer with a masters in Transport Planning from Imperial College. After a time working for Peter Brett Associates he spent 22 years with Colin Buchanan, rising to become chairman of Colin Buchanan from 2011 to 2013.

Andreas has worked on many masterplanning projects, urban extensions and town centre regeneration schemes. He has been expert witness at numerous public inquiries.  He is a founding member of the Academy of Urbanism and a Trustee of the Chartered institution of Highways and Transportation.  Andreas loves spending time with his family, travelling and reading. He is passionate about politics, Greek myths and Manchester United (not necessarily in that order).


Henriette Vamberg, Partner & Managing Director CPH, Team Lead Strategies, Architect MAA

Henriette leads the work focused on city transformations at Gehl. Since starting at Gehl in 2000 she has worked with a number of public and private clients and has led many of the major projects that have been developed at Gehl. This work has brought her to different destinations in Europe, the USA, Russia, India, Australia and New Zealand. Henriette graduated from Jan Gehl’s Urban Design Department. His methodology and knowledge are deeply embedded in Henriette’s approach, which is constantly evolving through the variety of projects which Gehl undertakes.

Nick Tyler,  Chadwick Professor of Civil Engineering

Nick investigates the ways in which people interact with their immediate environments. He set up the Accessibility Research Group within the Centre for Transport Studies, with a team of researchers investigating many aspects of accessibility and public transport. The group has a total research portfolio of more than £20million for projects including the PAMELA pedestrian environment laboratory, which is being used to develop models for accessible pedestrian infrastructure. Nick is also the Director of the UCL CRUCIBLE Centre, which is a multi-Research Council funded Centre for interdisciplinary research on lifelong health and wellbeing and involves researchers from all 8 faculties in UCL. Nick holds a PhD from University College London, where his thesis was on a methodology for the design of high capacity bus systems using artificial intelligence. He was on the winning team for the EC-funded ‘City Design in Latin America 2000: The European City as a Model’ competition, for the design of the transport interchange at Federico Lacroze in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is currently part of the UK involvement in the Chinese Low Carbon Cities Development project. He is a member of the UK HM Treasury Infrastructure UK's Engineering Interdependencies Expert Group. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He was appointed a CBE in the New Year's Honours 2011 for services to technology and elected Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2014.

Professor Peter Jones, OBE, FCIHT, FRGS, HonFIHE

Peter Jones is Professor of Transport and Sustainable Development in the Centre for Transport Studies at University College London. He is a member of the Independent Transport Commission and co-chairs the DfT’s Joint Analysis Development Panel.  He has carried out various advisory roles for the European Commission and for several national and city governments around the world. He is currently a Member of the CIHT Urban Design Panel, the London Commission for Roads and Streets, the Manchester Congestion Expert Reference Group and the Commission for Travel Demand.
He is the Scientific Co-ordinator of the EU ‘CREATE’ project, and has a wide range of transport research and teaching interests, covering both analytical methods and policy. These include:
Traveller attitudes and behaviour
Travel trends and the determinants of travel demand
Traffic restraint studies
Accessibility studies
Policy option generation
Major transport economic and social impact studies
Public engagement
Development of new survey and appraisal methods
Activity-based modelling and analysis
Advances in urban street planning and design

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Upon arrival, delegates are required to enter the Wilkins Building via the South Cloisters entrance for delegate registration.

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Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

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The lecture takes place in the Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, on 2nd floor. 

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The latest programme:   CIHT LEARNED SOCIETY 2018 - 19 APRIL.pdf

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