Rebecca began working for Urban Transport Group (then pteg) in 2008, firstly as Policy and Research Advisor, then as Policy and Research Manager. Now as Assistant Director she works to make the case for the right policies in urban transport and related areas to support inclusive and sustainable growth.
Rebecca is policy lead on social inclusion, children and young people, public health, cross-sector working, land-use planning, urban freight and highways.
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’; 'Delivering the future: New approaches to urban freight' and 'Moving on: Working towards a better public transport offer for young people in tough times'.
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.