Andrew McLoughlin, Director
Andy McLoughlin is the Director of IT Transport with a wide range of experience in transport infrastructure related disciplines, including transport planning, development planning, personalised travel planning, highway engineering, traffic engineering, road safety and highways asset management. Andy also led the Community of Practice for Transport at Engineers Without Borders UK for 4 years, working across the programme areas of research, overseas placements and outreach. Andy holds a Master’s degree in Road Management and Engineering from the University of Birmingham is a Chartered Civil Engineer and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation. Most recently, he has carried out and supervised Master’s level research projects into transport policy in middle and low-income countries, and road safety issues involving commercial drivers in Tanzania. He is also the co-author of Engineering in Development: Transport. Andy is passionate about the role of transport as an alleviator of poverty and enabler for economic growth, and also has a strong interest in the inter-relationships between the different disciplines of the transport sector.
Dave Jennings, Principal Consultant
Dave Jennings is a Civil Engineer of wide experience and has specialised in organisational development and the transfer of technology as a development tool. His expertise in capacity building within the transport sector has led to extensive work and experience with bi-lateral and multi–lateral donor agencies and with both central and local government in developing countries. He has led international teams of experts in the various stages of preparation and evaluation for both project approach and sector budget support programmes. His experience includes long term work in Bangladesh, Ghana Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique, and Zambia and short term work in many more countries. Before joining itt’s team in 2002 he managed the International Training Centre at Kisii in Kenya – a facility dedicated to the development of labour-based methods of engineering. He also worked as the engineering advisor to the Directorate of Regional Roads in Mozambique. He is an able project manager, designer and planner with extensive experience in the Logical Framework Approach and is a trained and experienced moderator.
Dick Komakech, Senior Consultant
Dick Komakech MSc, BSc, DIC, MICE, MCIHT is a civil/transportation engineer with particular interest in road/transport infrastructure planning and development. Prior to joining ITT, he mainly worked in the UK for various public and private sector clients predominantly in the field of multi-modal transport modelling and economic appraisal; demand forecasting; strategic, integrated landuse and transport modelling. Specific projects included Assessment of Pricing Roads in London, Evaluation of urban road congestion programme, Demand and Traffic forecasting using National Transport Model, Economic appraisal of Light Rail Transport schemes and integrated spatial/temporal transport Planning. He also had a significant professional training and development in civil infrastructure works predominantly in roads in developing countries. He is a versatile team leader and project manager on a number of technical projects in development countries.
Henry Nkwanga, Senior Consultant
Henry is an Asset Management Specialist. Recent projects at Cardno IT Transport have included monitoring and evaluation of repair and improvement works of bottlenecks on district roads in Tanzania and condition assessment of the Tanzania Road Network in collaboration with TANROADS and PORALG engineers. He was also involved in the assessment of road maintenance by the Road Authority in Suriname, covering aspects of institutional, organisational and funding needs, both for current (for approximately 500km of primary roads) and future responsibilities (addition of a further 1,000km of primary roads). His experience in Tanzania also included an assignment building capacity at District, Municipal and Town Councils in data management and application of a new GIS Web-based highway/road asset database. He has experience of strategic advice on all aspects of highway maintenance and management (this includes policy and strategy preparation, lifecycle planning, whole life costing, inventory and condition data management, asset management systems, performance monitoring, training needs assessment and training delivery as related to road asset management). Relevant asset management assignments that Henry has been involved in include leading the preparation of technical content of the asset management training modules for the Highway Maintenance Efficiency Programme/UK Roads Liaison Group (2014 -2015)
James Evans, Junior Consultant
As a Junior Consultant within Cardno IT Transport, James Evans focuses mainly on business development; identifying new project opportunities and coordinating their status through the project pipeline. His responsibilities also include EOI and proposal preparation; supporting the management and delivery of new and existing programmes, carrying out technical research to inform bids and contribute to the learning culture of Cardno; and supporting project managers and directors in the administration tasks of projects. As a member of Cardno IT Transport, key service areas that James is involved in are the technical assistance, institutional capacity building, and feasibility studies of transport infrastructure projects. James has recently joined from the Business Development team in Cardno Emerging Markets UK, where he assisted on researching and writing a range of proposals for DFID, the EU, and the AfDB. He has a BA (Hons) in Economics, Politics, and International Relations; and an MSc in International Development.
Ellen Rogan, Business Development Intern
Ellen graduated from the University of East Anglia with a BA (Hons) degree in Geography and International Development in July of this year. Shortly afterwards she began interning with Cardno IT Transport in a Business Development role. Ellen's responsibilities include: business development, project identification, preparation of expressions of interest, consultant identification and recruitment, proposal preparation and support to project administration.