Alistair Gollop is the Technology Services Engineering Lead, for Mott MacDonald, based in the United Kingdom. A recognized Intelligent Transport Systems industry figure, Gollop has over 25 years in-depth experience; resulting in an extensive specialist knowledge of traffic systems, which is used to devise and deliver practical and economical solutions with innovative designs to improve capability, safety, and efficiency. In addition, as a technology specialist, he has particular experience in preliminary equipment assessments, due diligence reports, field trials, and integration into traffic systems. He also possesses a detailed knowledge of specialist technologies and equipment, standards and statutory requirements, along with ancillary issues, such as passive safety and the implications these pose on the design and management of traffic system installations.
He has extensive experience of managing traffic systems infrastructure; and typically works within collaborative project delivery teams which are usually both geographically and organisationally spread. As well as the UK, Gollop has worked in diverse locations across Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Australasia. He is the author of the well-respected book ”Traffic Signals: An introduction to signalized junctions and crossing facilities in the UK”, along with numerous articles both for publications and as papers written/presented at conferences, in addition to national and local standards.