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European Transport Policy Consultant
Transport policy analysis & Promotion of the interests of users and potential users of public (collective) transport.
DG MOVE policy initiatives; DG Research & Innovation activity in relation especially to transport aspects of Horizon 2020
Promotion of passengers' rights in all modes of public transport and championing the case for putting users at the heart of transport policy making.
Contribution to work of ERRAC on research and innovation strategy.
Contribution to the work of UNIFE in developing proposals for Shift2Rail.
Contribution to SPIDER research project.
Contribution to Grona Taget project.
Contribution to USEmobility project.
Contribution to SHIFTmobility project
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Vice Chair of the European Passengers' Federation, a network of more than 30 public transport users' organisations currently drawn from nineteen European states.
European policy adviser to Passenger Focus, the statutory independent rail, bus and coach passenger watchdog in Great Britain, focused on getting the best deal for passengers.
Director of TravelWatch SouthWest, a community interest company that promotes the interests of public transport users in the South West of England.
Member of the European Rail Research Advisory Council
04/2012 - 03/2013
< 99,999 €
No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.
Reimbursement of certain specific and actual travel and subsistence expenses received from EU institutions - principally European Rail Agency in relation to participation as Chairof the Agency's Administrative Board but also for speaking at workshops and conferences convened by European Commission, Economic & Social Committee and European Parliament.
Christopher Irwin was appointed Head of the UK delegation to the Franco-British Intergovernmental Commission on the Fixed Link by the UK Secretary of State for Transport for a three year period from 17th September 2012 on the advice of the Office of Rail Regulation. The IGC is the body created under the Treaty of Canterbury to supervise the construction and operation of the Channel Tunnel. It is the Safety Authority and the Independent Rail Regulator for the Fixed Link. It is expected that these tasks absorb around 70 working days a year, for which he is employed by the ORR at a gross daily rate of £600.
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