Giles Perkins

Programme Director, ADEPT Live Labs 2: Decarbonising Local Roads in the UK

Giles leads WSPs Future Mobility team in the UK and has over 32 years’ experience in the futures, transportation planning, digital and intelligent transport sectors. He has worked in the public and private sectors as a senior client and director level consultant and has led major projects across all modes.

He has a detailed understanding of the strategic needs and opportunities surrounding the transport challenges that face our networks, regions, towns and cities. He is a recognised expert in the field of future mobility / transport and Zero Emission Mobility having undertaken numerous cutting-edge commissions where his insight is helping build ‘future ready’ thinking into strategies, policies and asset specifications.

He is a strategic thinker with an in-depth appreciation of the challenges facing all modes of transport resulting from disruptors, both within the transportation realm and wider socio-economic changes which influence it.

My Speaker Sessions

Wednesday 07 June 2023


Live Labs 2, Decarbonising Local Roads: Introduction

10:55 - 11:05
  • Live Labs 2 is a three-year, £30million, UK-wide programme funded by the Department for Transport that will run until March 2026, with a five-year subsequent, extended monitoring and evaluation period
  • Seven projects, grouped by four interconnected themes, are being led by local authorities working alongside commercial and academic partners
  • Traffex will host some of the winning pitches across the four themes, providing updates on progress to date