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About us

 

CoMoUK is playing a leading role in the UK’s transition to integrated mobility solutions designed for the public good. CoMoUK supports the development of shared modes:

 

• Car clubs

 

• Bike share

 

• 2+ Ride share

 

• Emerging modes such as “on demand” buses and scooter sharing to enable mobility lifestyles which present an alternative to private car ownership.

 

This is achieved through advocacy, research and development.

 

CoMoUK was established in 1999 and was previously known as Carplus and Bikeplus

 

Our work

Research and metrics

 

• Metrics to provide evidence for growth, and the scale of impacts

 

 

• Annual surveys of car club members and bike share members, to provide evidence of social and environmental impacts 

Best practice guidance

 

• Comprehensive good practice guides to promote greater understanding of  latest developments for practitioners and policy makers 

Development projects

 

• Pioneering projects to ensure the social and environmental benefits are maximised and evenly spread

Technical advice and consultancy

 

• Research and consultancy work on behalf of local authorities, transport authorities and community groups to plan, establish and develop car clubs, bike share and other shared transport initiatives

Accreditation

 

• The accreditation body for car clubs and bike share in the UK

Advocacy and strategic partnerships

 

• CoMoUK supports measures that promote collaborative mobility with the aim of providing equitable access to quality places and lifestyles 

 

Stakeholder Forums

 

• Strategic partnerships with UK and overseas sustainable and shared transport organisations (Coalition for Good Mobility) 

Playing a leading role in the UK’s transition to integrated mobility solutions designed for the public good.

Technical advice & consultancy

 

CoMoUK provides technical advice and consultancy to a range of stakeholders. Please get in touch to discuss your project needs. 

 

CoMoUK income is derived from public and voluntary sector grants, memberships, events and services.  In order to maintain independence no more than 25% of income is from operators. 

 

 

Richard Dilks

Chief Executive

Richard Dilks

Chief Executive

 

Richard Dilks is passionate for what transport does for people and this passion has brought him to CoMoUK as Chief Executive.

 

Richard was previously transport programme director at the business group London First, where he led policy and advocacy across a wide range of transport modes, as well as a board member at the statutory transport watchdog London TravelWatch for six years. . Prior to that he worked as a policy adviser and journalist at the consumer body Which?.

 

Richard will be based full-time in London, a new addition to CoMoUK’s established bases in Leeds and Edinburgh.

 

Richard aims to further raise CoMoUK’s profile across the UK and ensure shared transport delivers the journeys people want in an efficient and healthy way.

 

Call Richard: +44 (0) 7419 740815

 

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Antonia Roberts

Deputy Chief Executive

Antonia Roberts

Deputy Chief Executive

 

Antonia was part of the team which set up CoMoUK  (as Carplus) in 1999 and spent 10 years helping to nurture the newly emerging car club industry, developing the information programme and accreditation scheme amongst other projects. Antonia re-joined the organisation in 2015 to set up the sister arm Bikeplus to support the development of bike share. For intervening 5 years Antonia managed an Active Travel Project in Leeds for Sustrans.

 

Antonia has 20 years’ experience working in the field of sustainable transport and previously worked in marketing for Oxfam.

 

Call Antonia: +44 (0) 7792274825

 

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Chris Slade

Scotland Director

Chris Slade

Scotland Director

 

Chris played a key role in the development of the bike share side of CoMoUK and the delivery of several projects. He is currently working from Scotland growing Bikes for All in Glasgow – Europe’s first social inclusion bike share project, and the GO e-Bike project in South East region of Scotland as well as researching how shared mobility contributes to strategic policy objectives and encouraging healthy low carbon lifestyles.

 

Chris is a graduate of the Institute for Transport Studies in Leeds and the Institute de Géographie Alpine in Grenoble. He enjoys the possibilities shared mobility has opened up – from discovering quiet corners of the Alps by 2+ car sharing to riding a Santander Cycles along the recently opened Cycle Superhighway on London’s Victoria Embankment.

 

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Philip Igoe

Finance Director

Philip Igoe

Finance Director

 

Philip Igoe has wide ranging experience in shared transport and community development work. He has supported a number of local charities in their financial management. He first joined CoMoUK in 2003 and subsequently founded Co-wheels. His current role is overseeing the financial management of CoMoUK.

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Harriet Cross

Senior Development Officer

Harriet Cross

Senior Development Officer

 

Harriet has been working on sustainability projects in Scotland for the last 8 years, having moved from London where she was a Campaign Officer for the national campaign Climate Week.

 

She was the Sustainability Coordinator for Edinburgh College which involved setting up greenspace, transport and environmental education projects, followed by a more community development focussed role in running a Climate Challenge Fund project on behalf of the Himalayan Centre for Arts and Culture.

 

Her most recent work before joining CoMoUK involved supporting the development of social inclusion and fuel poverty projects on behalf of a community development charity.

 

She is also a Director for the Scottish Communities Climate Action Network.

 

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Marian Marsh

Senior Development Officer

Marian Marsh

Senior Development Officer

Marian has worked in Transport Planning in local authorities, including Reading’s bike share scheme and EU Horizon 2020 projects. This led her to Rupprecht Consult in Cologne, working on Sustainable Urban Development Plans. Firsthand experiences of living in Germany inform her work and enthusiasm for shared and sustainable transport and the benefits to users, the environment and ultimately place-making, health and wellbeing.

 

Her main work at CoMoUK is building networks and raising awareness across planners, developers, and academics of the benefits of shared transport in new developments.

 

Marian has a Geography degree and MSc in Town and Regional Planning and is a Chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and Institute of Logistics and Transport.

 

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Rachael North

Communication and Marketing Executive

Rachael North

Communication and Marketing Executive

 

Over the last 8 years Rachael has worked in a variety of roles with a marketing and communications focus. Rachael has utilised her marketing and communications skills in her last three roles to develop brand awareness, engaging with relevant audiences to and ensuring successful project delivery.

 

At CoMoUK Rachael delivers the marketing and communications strategy within the Scotland programme to promote shared transport and behavior change. In addition she supports marketing and communications for CoMoUK across the UK.

 

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Allie Page

Scotland Progamme Manager

Allie Page

Scotland Progamme Manager

 

Allie Page graduated in Environmental Management. She worked in domestic renewables in New Zealand before coming back to Scotland and working at Energy Saving Trust in their renewable team. While at Energy Saving Trust Allie moved into the transport team and has now been working on sustainable transport projects for the last 6 years. Allie is passionate about the environment and animal welfare.

 

At CoMoUK Allie works as a Programme Manager for the Scotland Project, ensuring successful project delivery.

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Board of Trustees

 

Matthew Clark,

Chair, Associate, Steer, London

 

 

Scott Le Vine,

Research Associate in Shared-Mobility, Centre for Transport Studies, Imperial College, London

 

 

Joseph Seal Driver

Inmotion Ventures, Jaguar Landrover

 

 

Kate Gifford

Vice chair, Head of Future Mobility, WYCA

 

 

Ally McInroy

Senior Project Manager Technology Scotland

 

 

Clare Linton

Researcher (Policy) Urban Transport Group

 

 

Dan Gursel

Head of Enterprise Car Club

 

 

Matt McNulty

Urban Mobility Director, Serco