Richard Llewellyn is a Chartered Civil Engineer with a wide range of experience in transport planning and engineering. The first fifteen years of his career were spent in consultancy, developing a broad range of technical and project management experience across a wide variety of projects. He also wrote several technical standards and contributed to the development of local and national transport policy. During his final four years in consultancy he led a team of over twenty five technical staff across two offices.
Following his period in engineering consultancy, Richard became a Lecturer in Transportation Engineering and taught on the university’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Civil and Transportation Engineering, both in Edinburgh and overseas in Shanghai and Yangon, Myanmar. He also undertook several research projects in transport planning and traffic engineering during this period.
Richard then went on to work for Transport Scotland as Graduate Development Manager. He is currently completing his part-time PhD studies at Edinburgh Napier University, due for completion in December 2021.
Richard is also a non-Councillor board member of the South East Scotland Transport Partnership (SEStran) and is a committee member and former Chair of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transport Scotland region.