SESSION Shared Mobility Connected With Other Transport Modes

PRESENTATION “To Share or not to share??”

Rafael Cuesta (Nottingham, United Kingdom) started his career in Colombia in environmental protection including working as an Environmental Consultant in the development of the Medellin Metro, Colombia.  Since relocating to the UK, Rafael has worked on the NET tram development at Nottingham City Council and in other public transport operational and policy roles at Birmingham City Council, Transport for the West Midlands and more recently at Transport for Greater Manchester as head of innovation.

Rafael has a wide range of experience in the transport and intelligent mobility field and significant expertise in the development of mobility as a service. Through his consultancy he now advices cities and regions on future mobility.  Rafael is UITP Ambassador and led on the establishment of a global Autonomous Vehicle Observatory as part of the UITP SPACe project.   Rafael is also adviser to the European Commission on Carbon Neutrality and Smart Cities and provides his services to international development agencies.

Rafael holds a Master in Environmental Planning from the University of Nottingham and a Master in Project Management from the College of Estate Management at Reading University.  He is a regular contributor to articles and co-Author of the book ‘Urban Design: Methods and Techniques’ published by Butterworth Heinemann Architectural Press.  He regularly moderates round tables at conferences and other high-level policy events.

Favourite rock song? Don’t stop – Fleetwood Mac