Jeremy Acklam C.Eng MiMechE. CITP MBCS

Member of the Transport Policy Panel

Jeremy Acklam

Jeremy is a ticketing, mobile payments and rail interoperability specialist, with wide experience in the transport and smartcard industry. He specialises in professional delivery of complex projects and in particular, the creation of new ventures through the application of commercial and technical innovation.

Jeremy has held senior positions in Virgin Rail Group (London), Trainline.com (London), ATOS Origin (London), the Integrated Transport Smartcard Organisation and Silverrail Technologies (London) before embarking on starting-up new businesses.

As well as launching thetrainline.com in 1999 and acquiring a smart technology company, he led strategic planning for data-sharing for all European Rail companies & the European Commission and is the signatory of the UK’s national smartcard specification, ITSO.

Jeremy is a regular media contributor and UK/European conference presenter, including writing & presenting the 2002 Downing Street Lecture on Transport to the Prime Minister and recently being interviewed on BBC TV for IET about the HS2 rail line.