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

Paloma Cid

Paloma channels the global expertise of IET members through the Transport Policy and Sector Panels. She started at the IET as a Group Manager in the Events department. Previously, she worked with senior government officials and oil company executives on large government summits, conferences and exhibitions on oil and gas in Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. She started her production career organising travel technology events in the USA. Paloma worked in the Philippines as a market analyst for IBM and as a project manager for the Spanish Embassy. She has a degree in Economics and Business.