Full Name

Ian Geoffrey Turvey




MSc Transport Planning and Engineering

BSc(Hons) Environmental Studies

MCIT/MCIL Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics

MI Env Sc Institution of Environmental Sciences

Member of the Transport Planning Society

EPSRC Project Assessor

Associate Environmental Auditor





Driving Licence

Full, Clean

Employment History                


2000 - Present

Turvey Consultancy Ltd

1998 - 2000

Symonds Group Ltd

1989 - 1997

JMP Consultants Ltd

1987 - 1989

West Yorkshire HETS

1983 - 1987

University of Leeds

1980 - 1983

University of Sheffield

1978 - 1979



Public Participation


Lincolnshire Chamber of Trade Local Affairs Committee

East Midlands CBI Transport Forum

Lincoln Property Forum

Lincoln City Centre Management Forum

Transport Planning Society – Regional Contact


Specialist Expertise – Transport Impact and Environmental Assessment


Ian Turvey is a transportation specialist and environmental scientist with particular experience in transportation modelling, demand forecasting and transport and environmental impact assessment. He has led multi-disciplinary teams through scheme and development feasibility studies, urban transportation studies, environmental assessments, Public Inquiries and transport related research.


Ian has completed key multi-modal transportation studies in Liverpool, London, Carlisle, Lincoln, Lichfield and Overseas, and represented the Highways Agency in the development of the A57(T), A6120, A500, A1, M66 and DBFO M1-A1 and A19 schemes. He has presented Evidence at Public Inquiries for both public and private sector clients, undertaken research for the DETR and provided lectures on Transport Economics, Environmental Assessment, Demand Forecasting and Transport Impact Assessment Methods.


Career Details

Ian currently works as a consultant throughout the UK and Overseas undertaking a range of transport and environmental commissions. He has many years experience in transportation with the Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL), the University of Sheffield, the Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds, West Yorkshire Highways, Engineering and Technical Services, JMP Consultants Ltd and the Symonds Group Ltd.


He has worked from offices throughout the UK and Overseas, including London, Leeds and Bangkok and managed a wide aspect of social and environmental planning and traffic engineering commissions.


Ian started his career in the Accident Investigation Division at TRRL and followed this with research posts at two universities, involving public transport fares regimes in Sheffield and Manchester and parking control projects , SATURN traffic modelling and investigation of Environmental and Amenity attributes related to transportation. In particular, pedestrian amenity within transportation was a major component of his work at the University of Leeds.


His experience of data collection and analysis methods, particularly in terms of attitudinal and traffic aspects, was utilised whilst at West Yorkshire Highways, Engineering and Technical Services where the development and maintenance of urban traffic assignment models was a key responsibility.


Whilst at JMP Consultants, as Associate Director from 1991, Ian also managed the East Midlands office, with responsibility for transportation and environmental planning in the North of England. He gained experience of commissions Overseas and in UK Central Government Research thereby developing a two strand expertise in Environmental Assessment and demand forecasting for a range of conventional and PFI clients.


In 1998, Ian was an advisor to the Highways Agency and developed the appraisal for the A500 Trunk Road as part of the Roads Review Programme. The work involved traffic forecasting, cost-benefit assessment and particular specialist evaluations of noise nuisance, air quality and pedestrian severance: He has project management and field experience in respect of cycle and pedestrian amenity issues and the management of travel demand and social data.


He currently lectures nationally in Transport Impact Assessment Checking Methodologies and is part of the ESPRC panel of research Grant assessors, and an associate environmental auditor. In a local context he has presented papers to the CBI, the Chamber of Trade and Property Forums in relation to emerging Government Transport Policy and Best Value Initiatives.