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New Research Manager Joins Transform

Published 11 November 2015 by Lotti

Michelle Brophy has joined Transform Scotland after the departure of Jolin Warren as our Research Manager.

Michelle manages research tasks for Transform Scotland. Currently she is undertaking specific research projects around buses and cycling. She has worked in Transportation for the last ten years and it has been the focal point for her career. She has key skills in research, policy, planning, and engineering gained in working on various projects in public and private sectors in Australia, New Zealand, and the UK.

Michelle has a Degree in Civil Engineering and Project Management from the University of West of Scotland and an MSc in Transportation Planning and Engineering from Napier University. She is a member of Institution of Highways and Transportation.

In her previous job role at Department of Transport in Perth, Australia she was involved in development of key research projects for parking and sustainable transport using qualitative and quantitative analysis. She also has proven experience in economic analysis (evaluation of roading, public transport, cycling and walking projects), Transportation Assessments (TA), Road Safety Audits, Transport Economic problems, Transport Strategies, Research Projects and Transport bids. Michelle has presented at Industry Transport Conferences and attended Toastmasters Presentation training to develop her presentation skills.

In Michelle’s spare time she loves to socialise and spend time with family and friends, walking, swimming and occasionally dancing. Michelle had a baby this year in July and is currently loving being a new mum. Transform is very excited to welcome Michelle to the team!