Tom re-joined Edinburgh Napier University (in Scotland, UK) as Professor in Transport and Director of its Transport Research Institute (TRI, www.tri.napier.ac.uk) in January 2015. Before this, he worked for 2½ years as a Professor at the Division of Transport and Roads, Lund University in Sweden; whilst there, he also successfully started up Sweden’s new National Knowledge Centre for Public Transport, as its Director. He has degrees in Geography, and Spatial Planning, and a PhD in Mobility Management. He also worked at Edinburgh Napier University from 1996-2012 but alongside academia, he spent much time seconded to consultants and local government, as well as on projects for Scottish and UK Governments and the EC. His specialisms are transport training, mobility management, comparative transport policy evaluation and implementation, parking policy and planning for public and slow modes of transport. In his spare time, Tom enjoys ski touring, vegetable gardening, mountain biking, climbing, his 7 year old twins, real ale, playing saxophone and ukulele, lindyhop dancing, learning other languages, and topiary.