Gareth joined TfL’s new Transport Innovation Directorate as Foresight Manager in 2017 and advises on the technological, social and environmental changes likely to occur in the future. Gareth’s current areas of focus include CAVs, EVs and drones in the context of the Mayor’s Transport Strategy.

Gareth has a background in urban design, planning and smart mobility. With an academic background in engineering, design and innovation, he has spent 10 years in the urban design industry exploring how cities can be made better for people. He has worked at Transport for London since 2012, advising on a diverse range of projects including Old Oak Common’s High Speed Rail station, river crossings and Bank Station upgrade. Gareth led the Future Streets Incubator Fund which invested £3 million on new approaches to design and technology that could enhance London’s streets.