VENUE & OPENING
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry UK CV6 6GE
Tuesday 26th February 2019, 9.30 – 16.00
Wednesday 27th February 2019, 9.30 – 15.30
Chairman at Institute of Couriers and Fellow in Logistics at University of Derby
Institute of Couriers
Chairman of the Institute of Couriers. Visiting professor of Logistics at London met Univ. fellow in logistics at University of Derby. Sec to the BIS-IFA trailblazer apprenticeship phase three bid for courier qualification ‘express delivery’. Chairman GTA, Logistics Skills Alliance, a coalition between West Thames FE College, private training provision and employers around Heathrow. Elected April 2016, TFL LoCITY Van group chairman. Inaugural chair for TFGM Urban deliveries group launched Sept 2016 run by Helen Smith. Proposed to FORS governance role 2016 representing final mile. Sec to the LLEP Transport priority group. Former inaugural chair D2N2 LEP transport logistics group. Liveryman and court member of the Worshipfull company of Carmen. FE gov council member for Buxton & Leek College. A graduate in Computer Science, post graduate certificate in research at MMU & doctorial research candidate at Derby Univ with a thesis on internet e-retail logistics.
2017 Key note speechs included heads of Industry Heathrow, Intralogistex, Microlise, Omnichanel & Apprentice 4 England at Coventry, short extracts in the Linkedin postings.
Completed the Transaid 2017 London to Paris cycle challenge for HRH The Princess Royal on a twenty five year old courier bike.
Previous formation of a group of London courier companies before development of first NVQ qualifications for motorcycle couriers, development of Courier Training company in London, TSC grade 1 award for excellence, IIP and BS5750 achieved. Freeman of London. Fellow of the RSA, RCIYC member, long time member of IOD,