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Welcome to the Policy Committee page of CILT

The committee is responsible for developing various papers each year in relation to logistics, supply chain and transport covering both private and public sectors. These papers will form the basis for a number of outputs and reports forming key recommendations.
The committee is made up of industry experts, academia, and researchers whose insights and inputs will bring together a conscious discussion on the subject in hand. Here at CILT we are delighted to have Dr Eoin Plant, Policy Committee Chair; Rachel Ivers, Policy Committee Deputy Chair; Xu Zhang (Sabrina) Policy Researcher; Mick Curran, John Henry and Tim Daly as members of the committee.

<p>Dr Eoin Plant<br />Policy Committee Chair</p>

Dr Eoin Plant
Policy Committee Chair

Eoin is Associate Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Edinburgh Napier University.  He previously led the National Institute for Transport and Logistics (NITL) at Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin).  He previously worked with a number of UK universities including the University of South Wales. Eoin has carried out research and published peer-reviewed journal articles on sustainable supply chains, collaboration, and urban logistics


<p>Rachel Ivers, Policy Committee Deputy Chair</p>

Rachel Ivers, Policy Committee Deputy Chair

Rachel is a Public Transport Analyst in the National Transport Authority. She previously worked in engineering consultancies in Ireland and the Netherlands. She gained her BSc in Spatial Planning from DIT and MSc in Transport, Infrastructure and Logistics from Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. She is also a committee member of the Irish branch of the Transport Planning Society.


<p>Xu Zhang (Sabrina), Policy Researcher</p>

Xu Zhang (Sabrina), Policy Researcher

Sabrina is a Ph.D. candidate at Technological University Dublin in Ireland. Her current doctoral research focuses on sustainable urban logistics. She holds an MSc degree in logistics and supply chain management from Cranfield University in the UK. Sabrina previously worked as a research assistant at the Asian Institute of Supply Chains and Logistics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.


<p>Mick Curran, CEO of CILT Ireland</p>
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Mick Curran, CEO of CILT Ireland

 

Mick has for the last three years been the CEO of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT). Additionally, prior to joining CILT, Mick spent 24 years as a member of the Defence Forces serving in a variety of roles both at home and overseas.


<p>John Henry, Membership Committee Chair</p>

John Henry, Membership Committee Chair

John is a Chartered Engineer, and Director and Chief Executive of the Dublin Transportation Office (which integrated into the establishment of the National Transport Authority in 2009). John has had a wide-ranging career in the area of transportation in both the public and private sectors in Ireland and abroad.

 


<p>Tim Hayes, Education and Training Committee Chair</p>

Tim Hayes, Education and Training Committee Chair

Tim is a member of the Institute's Council, Policy Committee, and is Chair of its Education and Training Committee. Former CEO of Bus Eireann and CILT in Ireland. Over forty-five years has held a range of senior management positions in transport and tourism and has lectured at third level. He holds BE, M.Eng.Sc. and MBA degrees and is a Fellow of the Institute.