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Sharon Kindleysides

Chief Executive Officer


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Sharon Kindleysides

Sharon is a highly accomplished Executive, Interim and Non-Executive Director, with considerable experience of deploying strategy and change leadership; extensive record in strategic and operational leadership roles in public and private sector, international groups, start-ups and influential trade bodies across diverse sectors including Intelligent Transportation Systems, Smart Cities, Engineering and Emerging Technologies.

She has led the operational management of large and complex multi-site structures, with considerable P&L responsibility. Key successes in strategy development and implementation including building client relationships, personnel development and coaching, driving growth and demonstrating thought leadership; resulting in winning and delivering contracts and solutions globally. Wide international experience: Europe and APAC, fluent in German.

She has been a NED to Tech Startups and not-for profits Chairman of Industry Membership Body Charity Trustee Member of Professional Engineering Institute Policy Fora and Advisory Bodies.

Professional roles

  • Chief Executive Officer, CILT (UK)
  • Chief Executive Officer; Interim Director, Global Future Mobility Thought Leader & NED, Various industries
  • CEO, Dioscean Secretary, Diocese of Bath and Wells
  • ITS Coordinator Europe, Cities Forum
  • ITS Director, Transport for NSW
  • Programme Director, KAM Futures
  • CEO, Kapsch TrafficCom Ltd

Key qualifications

MBA Post Graduate Certificate in Business Research B’Eng (Hons) Manufacturing Systems Engineering.

Fellow Institute of Engineering and Technology Fellow Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation Fellow Women’s Engineering Society


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