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Christopher Irwin

Identification number in the register: 89478981404-95
Registration date: 20/03/2009 16:50:00

The information on this entity was last modified on: 18/06/2015 20:33:56
The date of the last annual update was: 10/02/2015 11:46:54
Next update due latest on: 10/02/2017

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Christopher Irwin

Self employed

    Section of registration

I - Professional consultancies/law firms/self-employed consultants

Self-employed consultants

    Contact details

Bourton House, Bourton Road, Bourton
Devizes SN10 2LQ


    Person with legal responsibility

Christopher Irwin

European Transport Policy Consultant

    Person in charge of EU relations

Christopher Irwin

Vice President

    Goals / remit

Transport policy analysis & Promotion of the interests of users and potential users of public (collective) transport.

  • European
  • national
  • regional/local

    Specific activities covered by the Register

DG MOVE policy initiatives; DG Research & Innovation activity in relation especially to transport aspects of Horizon 2020




Transport Advisory Group
Land Security Expert Group
SERAC Rail Market Monitoring Working Group



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 and member of ERRAC Strategic Board.

Contribution to SPIDER research project.

Contribution to Grona Taget project.

Contribution to SHIFTmobility project

Contribution to LivingRAIL project

Contribution of Regions of Connected Knowledge project

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

25%: 1



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Consumer Affairs
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport

    Membership and affiliation

Board Member 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 Transport Focus, the statutory independent transport users' watchdog in Great Britain, focused on getting the best deal for passengers and for users of the strategic road network.

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

    Financial data

04/2014  -  03/2015

< 9,999 €

< 99,999 €

  • Passenger Focus

  • European Passengers' Federation

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 in relation to membership of the Horizon 2020 Transport Advisory Group 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.

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.