The CPIER concluded that a package of infrastructure measures to alleviate the growing pains of Cambridge should be considered the number one priority for the region. The Transport Group works to address that priority through:

  • Promoting modal shift – exploring micro-mobility possibilities including e-bikes and e-scooters  
  • Market town connectivity - exploring the transport links between Cambridge and surrounding market towns.

Latest News & Insights

Transport Project Group Chair: Duncan McCunn

Duncan is a founding Director of Cambridge Ahead and sits on the Membership and Audit Committees. He also sits on the Operating Board of the Oxford Cambridge Supercluster and represents Barclays as a supporting organisation of Cambridge.

As Head of the Corporate Banking team for Barclays in Cambridgeshire & Bedfordshire, Duncan is proud to support some of the most important companies and institutions in the area, including many of the members of Cambridge Ahead. Over a long career in the Banking and Finance industry, Duncan has developed skills in managing teams, Corporate Finance and multilevel stakeholder engagement.

As a long-term resident in Cambridge, he is fully committed to the further development of the area and the innovation it brings to the UK and Global stages.

Project Group Members

  • Anglia Ruskin University*: Simon Chubb, Head of Sustainability
  • Aviva Investors*: Sheena Desai, Associate Investment Manager / Josh Robins, Asset Manager | Real Assets
  • Aveva*: Nicola Wright, Global Workplace and Facilities Manager
  • BioMed Realty*: Carl Williams, Associate Director
  • Birketts*: Abigail Trencher, Partner
  • British Land*: Miles Price, Planning Director
  • Brockton Everlast*: Richard Selby, Chief Investment Officer / Dan Brown, Senior Managing Director, Head of Portfolio
  • Brookgate*: David Long, Head of New Business
  • Cambridge Ahead Honorary Vice-Chair*: Professor Peter Landshoff, Fellow of Christ’s College and Professor Emeritus University of Cambridge 
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority: Tim Bellamy, Strategy and Policy Transport Manager
  • Carter Jonas*: Brian Flynn, Associate
  • CUH Addenbrookes*: Rachel Northfield, Head of Quality and Safety Governance
  • First Intuition*: Oliver McAfee, Director of Apprenticeship Support & Compliance
  • Greater Cambridge Partnership: Peter Blake, Transport Director / Daniel Clarke, Head of Innovation and Technology
  • Hill*: Chloe Houston, Development Manager
  • MAG Stansted Airport*: Joe Chapman, Head of Public Affairs
  • Marshall of Cambridge*: Christopher Walkinshaw, Group Corporate Communications Director 
  • Mills and Reeve*: Hannah Edwards, Senior Associate
  • Mission Street*: Stewart Kain, Development Director / Colin Brown, Development Director
  • Mott MacDonald*: Charlene Rohr, Technical Director
  • Rapleys*: Stuart Harris, Head of Cambridge Office
  • Royal Papworth Hospital*: Jacqueline Pettit, Environmental Manager  
  • St John's College*: Jessica Tearney-Pearce, Project Coordinator
  • Stagecoach East: David Boden, Business Development Director / Charlton Thornhill, Head of Commercial
  • University of Cambridge*: Jess Cunningham, Transport Coordinator
  • U+I plc* / TOWN: Mike Bodkin, Head of Planning
  • Urban & Civic*: Caroline Foster, Senior Development Manager / Paul Mumford, Project Director
  • Whippet: Roger Birch, General Manager / Alec Worsfold, Schedules Officer

* Member/Member organisation

Cambridge Ahead:

  • Dan Thorp, CEO
  • Alex Rossiter, Policy Manager
  • Chilombo Musa, Policy and Research Officer


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