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Our consultancy services are delivered by highly experienced traffic engineers:

John Nightingale MSc(Eng), CEng FIHE MCIHT

John is a Director of JCT, he joined JCT in January 2008 following 13 years of experience in both local government and traffic signal contracting. With a background in physics and research and development John brings strong analytical skills to JCT. John's introduction to the traffic engineering industry was as a contracting engineer giving him a particular insight in the practical aspects of installation and maintenance of signals. His tenure in local government gave him experience in a broad range of traffic engineering including accident investigation and road safety audit as well as signals design and modelling. John also works voluntarily for the Institute of Highway Engineers where he was elected President in 2014.

Simon Swanston MSc, BEng, CEng FIHE

Simon is a Principal Engineer at JCT. He is a fully trained LinSig, Transyt, Arcady, Picady and Paramics modeller, able to scope, execute and report on traffic control modelling work associated with either isolated or linked signal control networks. Simon heads up JCT's Consultancy team and is an experienced designer and expert problem solver. Simon is an experienced tutor who brings a significant amount of practical experience into the classroom.

Paul Moore

Paul jointly founded JCT in its current form in 1996 having previously had over 5 years experience in transportation and traffic modelling working for a major UK Consultancy. In this role Paul both built and maintained a number of SATURN strategic transport models as well as working in other areas such as traffic signal design and modelling, Transport Assessment preparation and checking, preparation of data for public inquiry, scheme economic assessment, risk assessment, and software development. In his role at JCT Paul wrote the original windows version of LinSig and now has overall responsibility for software development within the company as well as being more widely involved in the management of the company.

Barbara Chard

Barbara Chard joined JCT Consultancy in May 2008 where her current role is as a specialist consultant. Before working for JCT, Barbara ran her own successful consultancy providing specialist training and design skills in the Traffic Design, Traffic Evaluation, Traffic Control, Traffic Software Training and Audit/Checking field of work using Transyt12 TranEd2 LinSig Arcady Picady and S-Paramics. Prior to this Barbara has over 23 years experience in the civil engineering and transportation fields of work in both the private sector and in the public sector, the latter at both central and local government offices. Barbara is an acknowledged UK specialist in the traffic evaluation, audit /checking and software training fields of work. She attended and directed the commissioning of the very first signal controlled roundabouts in Tauranga, New Zealand. The roundabouts, at Welcome Bay, were the subject of a BBC report and were both designed by JCT using the LinSig2 software for networks. While in New Zealand, Barbara also presented training courses in LinSig, gave presentations to various private and public bodies on the benefits of signal controlling roundabouts, and offered potential solutions for several problematic junctions she was invited to visit in North Island cities.


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