Giles PerkinsHead of Future Mobility WSP
Giles leads WSPs Future Mobility team in the UK and has over 30 years’ experience in the futures, transportation planning 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 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. Giles has presented papers at numerous events and conferences in the UK, Europe, Japan and Australia focusing on the potential challenges and opportunities in the new / future mobility space with a focus on how we can navigate uncertainty. Giles is the Programme Director the £23m DfT funded ADEPT Live Labs programme for innovation in local roads.