Cambridge Ahead is focused on the transport solutions a much larger city-region will need and be able to support in 25 years’ time. However, where possible we advocate solutions that help in the short-term.


Image:  Hugh Llewelyn

Project Group Chair: Emma Fletcher − Managing Director, Smithson Hill

Project Team members

Peter Blake – Interim City Deal Transport Director, Cambridgeshire County Council
David Braben – CEO, Frontier Developments
Andy Campbell − MD, Stagecoach East
Neil Cuttell – City Deal Executive, Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (LEP)
Gerald Ellison – Bursar at The Perse School
Emma Fletcher − Managing Director, Smithson Hill
Charlie Hamilton – Managing Director, Whippet
Professor Peter Landshoff* − Fellow of Christ’s College and Professor Emeritus University of Cambridge
Ian Mather − Chairman, Cambridge Ahead and Head of Office, Mills & Reeve*
Duncan McCunn − Corporate Director, Barclays*
Will Nicholls − Associate, National Development and Planning, Strutt & Parker*
Jane Paterson-Todd − CEO, Cambridge Ahead*
Chris Teale – Global Relationship Director, HSBC
Abigail Trencher – Partner, Birketts
Katharine Smith – Sustainability Manager, Addenbrookes
Sven Topel − Chairman, Brookgate*
Mark Russell – Partner, Carter Jonas
Christopher Walkinshaw − Group Corporate Communications Director, Marshall of Cambridge*

* Member/Member organisation


To work towards a road, rail and cycle transport solution that meets the needs of Cambridge’s inhabitants, commuters and businesses. Our focus is on the long-term and centres around tackling congestion in and around the city.

Project details

Find out more about the Transport project and its status here