Divisional Director Mott Mac Donald A specialist in transport modelling, demand forecasting and appraisal, with a career in consultancy and academia spanning over 25 years.Has been involved in research and development and practical applications in countries around Europe, the Middle East and South East Asia.Director Connected Economics Dominic Walley founded Connected Economics in 2011 to fill a widening gap between the theory and practice of spatial economics.

Previously, Dominic has: worked as an economist within the KPMG transport strategy group; led the transport and spatial economics work at the Centre for Economics and Business Research; and worked as a transport modeller and appraisal practitioner at the transport consultancy Steer Davies Gleave.

Senior Lecturer in Transport Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment University of Westminster Rachel Aldred is a Senior Lecturer in Transport at the University of Westminster, and leads Westminster's MSc in Transport Planning and Management. She conducts both qualitative and quantitative research, as well as being involved in academic modelling projects.

Recently, she led the ESRC funded 'Modelling on the Move' seminar series, which brought different perspectives together in dialogue on modelling, from public health practitioners and local transport policy-makers to engineers and geographers.

At Modelling World her presentation will draw on themes from the seminar series to explore the traditional marginalisation of cycling within modelling.

Rachel's personal website can be found at and she tweets at @Rachel Aldred Policy Appraisal & Sub-Regional Modelling Manager Transport for London Yaron Hollander specialises in transport decision-making processes, prioritising investment options and decision-support tools.

He has been involved in dozens of studies where he helped to present evidence, both qualitative and quantitative, for the benefit from the investment in transport improvements.

Yaron has a Ph D in transport economics from the University of Leeds; he is a Chartered Engineer and a registered project manager.

Professor of Economic Geography London School of Economics (LSE) Henry took his Ph D in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2000, an MSc Econometrics and Mathematical Economics (with distinction) at LSE and a BSc Honours Economics with Statistics from Bristol University.

He is Director, Spatial Economics Research Centre at LSE, Director of the What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth, LSE, and a research affiliate at the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), LSE.