Rebecca began working for Urban Transport Group (then pteg) in 2008. Firstly as Policy and Research Advisor, then Policy and Research Manager. Now as Assistant Director she is responsible for being a highly effective advocate for the right policies from key national stakeholders to improve transport in UTG member areas.
Rebecca is also policy lead on social inclusion, children and young people, cycling, cross-sector working, land-use planning and urban freight.
Rebecca is the author of a number of publications including ‘Transport and Social Inclusion: Have we made the connections in our cities?’, ‘Total Transport: Working across sectors to achieve better outcomes’ and 'Moving on: Working towards a better public transport offer for young people in tough times'. Rebecca also manages Urban Transport Group's social media presence.
Prior to joining Urban Transport Group, Rebecca worked in social policy research for a consultancy company having graduated with first class honours in social policy from the University of Leeds. She has also holds a Master's degree in the subject from the University of York.