Jack Thompson

Jack Thompson


I am a transport practitioner with experience planning and managing a variety of projects. I have worked across both public and private sectors on projects including HS2, the COVID-19 response, the Western Rail Link to Heathrow, Crossrail 2 and tram and bus projects.

I have Bachelors degree with honours in Civil Engineering from the University of Surrey, a Masters degree in Transport and City Planning from UCL, and a PhD in Transport from ITS, Leeds.

I am an Incorporated Engineer, a Member of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, and a Member of the Association for Project Management.

Research interests

  • Policy change
  • Transport governance structures and decision making
  • Philosophy and history of transport planning
  • Discourse analysis
  • Evaluation of policy interventions


  • MSc Transport and City Planning
  • BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
  • Incorporated Engineer
  • Member, Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation
  • Member, Association for Project Management