Ioanna Moscholidou


Academic background 
  • PhD in Transport Governance (part-time), Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds (UK), September 2021 (expected)
  • MSc Sustainability in Transport, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds (UK), September 2014
  • Governing Transitions in Urban Transport, Oxford Leadership Programme, University of Oxford (UK), June 2017
  • MEng Rural and Surveying Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece), September 2013
  • Erasmus Programme, Topographie, INSA Strasbourg (France), January 2012 – June 2012


  • Transport Planner, WYG, Birmingham (UK), September 2014 – March 2018
  • Assistant Planning Manager, Highways England, Birmingham (UK), April 2018 – June 2019
  • Transport Planner, Birmingham City Council, June 2019 – present


Conference presentations & workshops

May 2019: World Conference on Transport Research, Mumbai, India
Presentation & paper submission: A preliminary assessment of regulatory efforts to steer smart mobility in London and Seattle
October 2018: CIHT Young Practitioners’ Meeting, Leeds, UK
Presentation: The Governance of Smart Mobility: Are we asking the right questions?
November 2018: Transport Planning Camp, Leeds, UK
Session coordinator at the UK’s first transport ‘un-conference’
July 2016: Transport Practitioners Meeting, Nottingham, UK
Presentation & paper submission: Encouraging modal shift for travel to school across Europe: The Traffic Snake Game
June 2015: Future of Places III, Stockholm, Sweden
Presentation: Planning for streets as public spaces in the Islamic Megacities


Awards and honours 

  • 2019: Mistra Sustainable Accessibility and Mobility Services International Young Researcher Grant for a short-term collaborative research visit to the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2019: Two bursary awards to present at the World Conference on Transport Research in Mumbai, India from the University of Leeds and the World Conference on Transport Research
  • 2011-2012: Scholarship for academic achievement from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece


Research interests

  • Governance 
  • Smart mobility
  • Public accountability 
  • Transport policy 
  • Transport regulation 


  • MEng Rural and Surveying Engineering
  • MSc Sustainability in Transport