Stephen joined KTC in February 2008 as a Technical Director and brings over 33 years of post graduate experience in transport. Apart from spells at Dorset and Avon County Councils early in his career, this experience has been gained in consultancy. Stephen has worked in Bristol since 1986, is a member of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and is a Chartered Town Planner.
Since joining KTC Stephen has worked on a wide variety of projects including school expansion and redevelopment proposals in the Bristol and Bath areas, new food store proposals in Warminster and Exmouth, new employment uses (particularly in the Emersons Green East area) and housing and office developments of varying sizes. Stephen has also worked on the traffic aspects of two major pipeline projects for Bristol Water, a flood alleviation scheme in Bath, the redevelopment of Southmead Hospital in Bristol and a large distribution depot for the Co-op in Avonmouth.
Other previous projects of note include the production of much of the Transport Assessment for the Cabot Circus and Quakers Friars developments in Bristol and the recent Callowhill Court city centre retail development project. Stephen has particular experience of environmental assessments and has provided the transport chapter of a number of Environmental Statements for a variety of projects.
In his previous employment he progressed a number of major waste projects including an Energy from Waste facility in Hull and an Energy Recovery Facility near Mansfield. Stephen also worked on a transport strategy for a new stand for Plymouth Argyle Football Club. Stephen also led the traffic impact analysis for the relocation of the Met Office to Exeter and worked on a Partnering project with Bristol City Council providing highways comments on a variety of planning applications.
In his spare time Stephen follows the progress of Southampton Football Club. He continues to keep a 1985 Austin Mini on the road (with much assistance from the local garage).