Catherine Whitfield

Vice Chair, ITS UK & Associate Director (ITS), WSP

Catherine is an Associate Director within the ITS business at WSP. She has over 20 years’ experience working in the intelligent transport industry, helping clients overcome challenges, unlock potential and create new solutions. She specialises in the operational, user and business elements of Intelligent Transport Systems, providing an interface between organisational needs and the detailed technical and operational solutions that meet them.

Over her career she has worked with a range of organisations including National Highways, the Department for Transport, Transport Scotland and the Dubai Transport Authority, helping them formulate and implement strategic programmes of work to deliver a step change in customer experience and safety.  Catherine is a keen advocate for increasing diversity within our industry, across all characteristics, including academic background. She is proud to be a Chartered Geographer and actively encourages, supports and mentors early career professionals from all backgrounds to define their own development routes.