Transport Policy Panel

Working with the Strategic Engagement and Partnerships (SEP) department of the IET, this volunteer-led panel provides strategic advice to Government, responds to consultations, delivers thought leadership and develops position statements and other materials within their fields of expertise.

If you would like to find out more on the roles and responsibilities of the panel, become a member or have any questions, please get in touch with us today at

Interim Chair

  • Darren Capes, City of York Council


  • Simon Brown, Heathrow Airport
  • Tom Cherrett, Southampton University
  • Lambert Dopping-Hepenstal, DH Future Systems
  • Andy Graham, White Willow Consulting
  • Pete James
  • David Lindley
  • Francesca Medda, UCL
  • Pearl Noble-Mallock, BAE Systems
  • Sheema Segal MIET, Intel Corp
  • Peter Sheppard, WSP
  • Fraser Sommerville, Atkins
  • Alan Stevens, Southampton University

IET Staff

Dr Anna Bonne 

As Transport Lead, Anna helps to support the transport engineering community through developing thought leadership that facilitates the advancement and uptake of new innovative technologies in aerospace, marine, rail and road transport.

Anna trained as a chemist and has a PhD in organic chemistry from The University of Manchester. Following her PhD she worked as a process chemist scaling up the production of pharmaceuticals and then in academia, for Cranfield University, Imperial College and the University of Oxford, developing relationships with industrial partners to build research and development projects to support innovation.

More recently at the IET, Anna’s work has focused on emerging transport technologies and how they can be best adopted by local authorities to help them to meet their objectives and deliver better transport services for local communities.