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Analysis - Design - Solutions

ABOUT US

At Cottee Transport Planning we are dedicated to providing excellent service for our clients to give them the transport solutions they need and allow them to realise their development goals.

 

THE TEAM

 
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MIKE COTTEE BSC (HONS) CTPP CMILT FCIHT MTPS

Managing Director

  • Chartered Transport Planning Professional, Chartered Member of the Institute of Logistics and Transport, Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, and Member of the Transport Planning Society - with over 35 years’ experience;

  • Gained a First-class honours degree in Civil Engineering from City University; followed by six years working for Essex County Council in highway design;

  • Founding Director of COTTEE in 1997 and previously Technical Director of Boreham Consulting Engineers;

  • Expert witness at numerous Public Inquiries;

  • Examiner and Auditor for the CTPP qualification since inception.

mike@cottee-tp.co.uk

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VANESSA COTTEE BA (HONS)

Director

  • Co- founder and Director of the company Vanessa is responsible for all financial and operational business matters;

  • Prior to co-founding and setting up COTTEE Transport Planning Vanessa’s previous appointments included PA to the Chief Executive of Reed Southern Newspapers.

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GORDON KRUSE BSC, CENG MICE MTPS

Principal Consultant

  • Chartered Civil Engineer with over 40 years’ experience;

  • Gained a degree in Civil Engineering and has a background of 10 years working for the London Borough of Greenwich and London Borough of Havering, followed by over 30 years working in private practice including the multi-disciplinary consultancy White Young Green;

  • Has been responsible for: major hospital redevelopment schemes, major town centre redevelopment; universities and colleges, major business headquarters, food stores, residential development, museums, theatres and leisure. Gordon has appeared as expert witness at planning appeals on numerous occasions.

gordon@cottee-tp.co.uk

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ANDREW FIRMIN – BSC (HONS) MCIHT

Senior Transport Planner

  • Member of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and Graduate of the University of East Anglia in Environmental Earth Sciences;

  • Responsible for the examination of the transport impact of: Hospital redevelopment schemes, universities and colleges, major business developments, food stores, major residential development schemes;

  • Key areas of expertise: Traffic modelling, Transport Assessments, Transport Statements, Travel Plans, Waste Management Strategies, Delivery & Servicing Management Plans, Construction Management Plans, Car Park Management Plans, AutoCAD and AutoTrack, negotiations with Highway Authorities, assisting at major public inquiries.

andrew@cottee-tp.co.uk

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FRANCESCA FIRMIN - BSC (HONS)

Transport Planner

  • Responsible for assessing the transport impact of a wide variety of development projects and liaising with clients on matters arising;

  • Key areas of expertise include: Transport Statements; Transport Assessments; Travel Plans; Traffic modelling; Site access design and Tracking analysis;

  • Francesca graduated from the University of East Anglia with a degree in Biological Sciences and has previous experience in local government and financial services.

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FRASER COTTEE - BSC (HONS)

Graduate Transport Planner

  • Graduate of the University of East Anglia with a First-class honours in Environmental Sciences;

  • Fraser’s key areas of expertise include: Transport Statements, Transport Assessments, Travel Plans, Junction modelling/design and undertaking AutoCAD and AutoTrack analysis along with general data analysis.