Mike Waters

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM)

Director of Policy, Strategy & Innovation

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM)
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA)

Mike Waters is Director of Policy, Strategy & Innovation at Transport for West Midlands, leading a department which also delivers Swift (the region’s smart ticketing environment) and incorporating transport planning, research, modelling and data services activity for the region.

Mike developed the regional UK pathfinder Future Mobility Zone, sponsors the West Midlands 5G mobility programme and transport innovation programmes. He sits on Highways England Research and Innovation Advisory Board, the Midlands Future Mobility Board, Zenzic UK CAV Hub Steering and Advisory Boards and on the SMART Transport Editorial Board.

Mike is also embedded in Coventry University’s Future Transport and Cities Research Institute as researcher focused on privacy concerns in Connected and Autonomous Vehicles.

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