The Last Mile: Navigating Sustainable Transport
About the Speakers:
Alice is Lime’s public affairs manager for the UK and Ireland. In her role, she works with national and local policy makers to help design and deliver shared e-bike and e-scooter services that provide sustainability and connectivity benefits for towns and cities. Before joining Lime, Alice was a political consultant for consultancy Lansons, focusing on a range of policy areas including transport and infrastructure.
Thomas is a doctoral researcher at the University of Manchester with an interest in urban cycling and mobility transitions. His current research project develops a comparative analysis of cycling infrastructure in Greater Manchester, Mexico City, and Toronto. Before undertaking his PhD, he was coordinator of sustainable mobility projects at the Colombian NGO Despacio, working on urban cycling policies and infrastructures in a range of Latin American cities.
Leigh is a Director specialising in public affairs and local government at Counter Context, a communications consultancy working in the built environment with offices in Sheffield, Manchester and London.
He previously spent 13 years as a local councillor and led on planning, regeneration and transport as the Deputy Leader of Sheffield City Council until he joined Counter Context in 2017. Today, Leigh advises clients on engaging with key stakeholders and groups in support of development.