Cities Forum

Sharon Kindleysides, ITS Coordinator Europe

Highly accomplished Executive and Non-Executive Director (NED), with Global experience of deploying strategy and change leadership, commanding track record in strategic and operational leadership roles in public and private sector, international groups, start-ups and influential trade bodies across diverse sectors including Smart Mobility, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Electronic Toll Collection, Smart Cities, Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV), and Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS).

Operational management of large and complex multi-site organisation structures up to 150 staff, budget of £25 million, personnel development and coaching of managers and team members. Key successes in business development including building client and stakeholder relationships, driving growth and improving brand visibility, and winning contracts multi million contractsin the UK and Europe. Considerable international experience and fluent in German.

Energetic Public Speaker who hugely enjoys being the face or Ambassador of an organisation at home or abroad, from representing the UK at International Business events, to giving evidence to the Transport Select Committee to addressing small groups and explaining technology in a way the audience will “get”.