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Dr. George Hazel

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  • BSc , Civil Engineering course
    Edinburgh Napier University
  • MD of MRC McLean Hazel
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MMM Group were Gold Sponsors of the conference which was attended by George Hazel and Fiona Blackley from the Edinburgh office and our Canadian colleagues Sean Rathwell and Jeff Seider.
Fiona and George attended the 1st stakeholder meeting of the new E-cosse partnership, promoting and advancing Electric Vehicles in Scotland.
George Hazel attends Charettes for Evergreen
As the chief advisor to Evergreen, George Hazel attended a series of Charrettes that they ran from the 10th - 13th November 2011. The Charettes where held to prepare the case studies for the Evergreen Transport Expo that will be held May 2012 in Toronto.
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George Hazel presents at the CUTA Fall Conference
Earlier this month, George Hazel attended and participated in the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) Fall Conference that was held in Toronto. George presented a paper on the Future of Mobility Management, then facilitated a lunchtime session with all 500+ delegates.
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George Hazel spoke at 'Toronto Talks Mobility'
Whilst on his recent trip to Toronto, George Hazel gave the keynote address for the 'Toronto Talks Mobility' forum at Toronto City Hall on the 9th November 2011.
George Hazel presents report in Calgary and Edmonton
On 4th & 5th October 2011, George Hazel joined Marco Jungbacker (Head of Mobility, Siemens Canada) in Edmonton and then Calgary where they jointly presented the findings of our Complete Mobility studies of the two Cities.
George Hazel spoke at Evergreen Conference
George Hazel attended the Evergreen Conference in Toronto on the 29th September 2011, as one of their guest speakers.
George Hazel spoke at the National Capital Commission Conference
On the 27th September 2011, George was one of four speakers who spoke at the National Capital Commission (NCC) 'A Capital Conversation' Conference, held at the Ottawa Convention Centre, on their views of ' The Future of Capital Cities' .
Dr. George Hazel joins WPS Editorial Board
Further to Dr. Hazel's attendance and participation of the World Parking Symposium in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada on 26th-29th of June, George has been asked to be an advisor to WPS and to join their editorial board.
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Dr. George Hazel speaks at World Parking Symposium
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George Hazel joins Advisory Group for TRI
In early May, George Hazel and Beth Garner headed over to Calgary for the first of two stakeholder workshops for the latest cities to be studied under Siemens' Complete Mobility Canadian Cities Series.
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George Hazel attends 'Investing in Better Places'
Prof. George Hazel attended the 'Investing in Better Places' seminar held by the University of St Andrews and St Andrews Centre for Housing Research at The Mansfield Traquair, Edinburgh on 22 March 2011. George spoke to those attending the seminar about Complete Mobility and our Transport Retail Model.
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George Hazel assesses student projects for Edinburgh Napier University
George was the Industrial Advisor for presentations from groups of 3rd year students on the BSc Civil Engineering course at Edinburgh Napier University. The project aim was the design of a new railway station at Craiglockhart on the Edinburgh South Suburban Railway. George's role was to critically assess their presentations and work.
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George Hazel Attends The Sustainable Business Summit 2011
Two years ago Beth Garner and George Hazel attended the third Ajman Urban Planning Conference.
On Tuesday 1st March 2011, George Hazel and Steve Cassidy attended the Siemens UK Mobility Conference in Daventry, England.
George made an inspirational and visionary presentation on Future Transport Systems to the group of assembled Siemens Mobility staff from across the UK.
George Hazel Attends 'Re-Thinking Detroit' Workshop, London
Prof George Hazel attended the 'Re-Thinking the Post Industrial City: Detroit' workshop in London on 9th February 2011.
George Hazel to join a panel discussion at Economist Sustainable Business Summit 2011
George, Hazel, Chairman of MRCMH, is to join a panel discussion for the Economist Summit on Sustainable Business. The event is on March 17th in London. George will be discussing 'The Sustainable City: New Business Environments'.
George Hazel joins the Cambridgeshire Quality Panel
MRCMH's chairman, George Hazel, has been invited to be a member of the Cambridgeshire Quality Panel- which is being established by Cambridgeshire Horizons to provide a consistent approach to design review for the major growth sites in Cambridgeshire.
George Hazel Consultancy Ltd » Contact Us, 3 April 2015 [cached]
George Hazel
George Hazel Consultancy Ltd 3 Hill Street Edinburgh EH2 3JP
+44 7974 235029
George Hazel Consultancy Ltd » Dr George Hazel OBE - Curriculum Vitae, 1 Jan 2000 [cached]
George Hazel
George Hazel Consultancy Ltd 3 Hill Street Edinburgh EH2 3JP
+44 7974 235029
Dr Hazel has extensive experience in all aspects of transport and communications, both urban and rural. He has specific expertise from around the world in strategic planning and policy development, the integration of transport with other related areas, the prioritization of projects with respect to economic, environmental and social objectives and innovative funding of transport infrastructure. He has studied all forms of transport policy in many countries, both the successful and the unsuccessful and has gained a detailed insight into the key issues and influences. He has worked in the public, private and academic sectors at a senior level and has acted as advisor to the European Union, the Academy of Sustainable Communities, the Commission for Integrated Transport, Transport for London, the Queensland State Government, the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Region, the City of San Diego and many Government agencies around the UK. He is currently advising Scottish Enterprise on Smart Mobility as their Smart Mobility Network Integrator and has worked on the development of this programme for the past two years. He has recently been re-appointed as Smart Mobility Network Integrator for a further 2 years with a focus on delivering the national smart mobility programme. He has published a book on Making Cities Work and has presented at a large number of conferences around the world. He is currently working on the development of future mobility systems based on integrating the principles of transport planning, retailing, product design, energy and ICT systems.
Dr Hazel is a Director of the George Hazel Consultancy. The company specialises in providing transport advice, concepts and solutions at the local and strategic level to the public and private sectors. The George Hazel Consultancy, based in Edinburgh, specializes in strategic and policy advice for cities, the future impact and delivery of smart mobility, demand management, sustainable development and regeneration projects, facilitation services, sustainable/smart communities design and innovative funding and delivery mechanisms.
Dr Hazel is an Adjunct Professor at Queensland University of Technology, Chair of the Advisory Panel for the Transport Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University, was a member of the Government's Lorry Road User Charging advisory group, chair of the Urban Design Alliance (UDAL) and an advisor to the Commission for Integrated Transport. He was a member of the UK Secretary of State for Transport's Steering Group for National Road User Charging, chair of the World Roads Congress C10 Committee, researching urban areas and transport, chair of the Scottish Public Policy Unit's Transport Commission and Chair of Transport 2000's Forum on Revitalising Communities on Main Roads. In January 2005 he was awarded the OBE for services to transport. He is an expert on towns and city regions and has written a book on Making Cities Work, published by Wiley.
Previously he was Professor of Transport Policy at the Centre for Transport Policy where he looked after the consultancy business. From 1996 to 1999 he was Director of City Development for the City of Edinburgh Council responsible for planning, economic development, transportation and property. The Department had a staff of 1200. From 1993 to 1996 he was Director of Transportation for Lothian Regional Council again with a staff of 1200, including a roads maintenance DLO. During these two periods Dr Hazel worked with Professor David Begg who was Chair of Transport for the Council.
Smart Mobility Network Integrator for Scottish Enterprise - Phase 2 - Dr Hazel has been re-appointed as the Smart Mobility Network Integrator for Scottish Enterprise for phase 2 of the programme. This is a 2 year commission focusing on the developing of the smart mobility industry cluster in Scotland, growing the cluster to over 300 comoanies and building it into an interactive networking group. He will also lead the delivery of the smart mobility projects with the team in Scottish Enterprise buildings the range of projects into a National Living Lab demonstrating the full range of smart mobility products and services including the development of mobility management service companies. International Smart Mobility Advisor to Emaar, Dubai - Dr Hazel is one of 16 global experts commissioned by Emaar, the main developer in Dubai, to advise on the development of Dubai Creek Harbour. This is a major development of residences, retail and commercial uses which will attract around 750,000 people working, living and visiting the site. Emaar brought these experts together from around the world for an initial workshop in May 2104 to plan the design of the development. Smart Mobility Network Integrator for Scottish Enterprise - Dr Hazel was appointed by Scottish Enterprise to act as their Smart Mobility Network Integrator. The key actions of this commission are to help build a Smart Mobility industrial cluster in Scotland to attract foreign direct investment and boost exports for Scottish-based companies, secondly to showcase our expertise through a series of demonstration projects and thirdly to promote our expertise throughout the world. To date he has built a smart mobility cluster of over 200 companies and successfully launched a Challenge to Industry. The challenge attracted over 60 bids from industry, many in collaboration with the public sector and academia. The bids offered £56m of private sector investment and involved 180 organisations. Dr Hazel has been developing the bids with SE to create a "Living Lab" in Scotland, showcasing smart mobility products and services. Advisor to Scottish Enterprise on Smart Cities and Community Support - Dr Hazel was appointed to advise Scottish Enterprise on the development of their Smart Cities and Smart Mobility programmes. This has included presentations to CEED and the Council for Business Innovation and facilitating workshops at the Scottish Technology Show. It also included advice on the development and launch of the Challenge Fund. Advisor to the Technology Strategy Board Knowledge Network - Dr Hazel is working with the TSB Knowledge Network with respect to mobility management and smart mobility. He was the keynote speaker, along with the Government's Chief Scientist, at a TRB seminar in London in March 2013 on these subjects. This was to an invited senior audience from the public and private sectors. He has been invited to a further meeting in June 2013. This also led to a presentation to senior members at the Department of Transport and a similar seminar in July 2013 for Transport for Manchester. Land Value Capture Report for Metrolinx, Toronto - Dr Hazel was appointed by Metrolinx, the transport agency for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area, to produce a report explaining the potential of Land Uplift Capture methods to fund transit. He is also discussing the potential of smart mobility and mobility management with them. His last visit involved a 90 minute meeting with the Minister of Transport for Ontario, Mr Glen Murray, who explained that he has been avidly following the thoughts of Dr Hazel over the past few years and was keen to meet him. The majority of the time was spent explaining smart mobility, what was happening globally and in Scotland and how it could be applied to Ontario. Smart Mobility, Translink, Brisbane - Dr Hazel was part of a team advising Translink on the implementation of mobility management in Queensland. This is based on developing mobility products that are user focused and valued by the customer and help build a seamless mobility system in the future. Smart Mobility, Translink, Vancouver - Dr Hazel was part of a team advising Translink on the implementation of mobility manangement in Vancouver. This is based on developing mobility products that are user focused and valued by the customer and help build a seamless mobility system in the future. Northern Ireland Prioritisation Project - Dr Hazel was part of a team working with the Department of Regional Development in Belfast helping them develop a project prioritization framework for their transportation projects. Intelligent Mobility for Smart Cities. Dr Hazel was part of the team researching this area for Scottish Enterprise. This was in partnership with IBI, the Centre for Urban Growth and the Edinburgh Centre on Climate Change. A report was produced in April 2012. Urban Sustainability Centre, London. This is a new exhibition centre in Docklands London built by Siemens to illustrate sustainable urban living in the future. The building is very imaginative and wholly sustainable and opened for the Olympics in 2012. Dr Hazel was an advisor for the mobility element of the centre. EU Reviewer for the European Bus System of the Future. Dr Hazel was one of three EU reviewers who audited this very large project on a regular basis. Cambridgeshire Quality Design Panel. Dr Hazel is a member of this panel of planners, archi
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Dr Hazel is the former Chairman of MRC McLean Hazel and now works as an advisor. He is an Adjunct Professor at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane and Chair of the Advisory Group for the Transport Research Institute at Edinburgh Napier University. He was made an Officer of the British Empire (OBE) in 2005 for services to transport and has acted as advisor to various governments and agencies and local authorities including the Lorry Road User Charging Advisory Group, Transport 2000's Policy Council and the Commission for Integrated Transport. He was also a member of the UK Secretary of State's Steering Group on National Road User Charging and was President of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT). He was Chair of the Urban Design Alliance (UDAL) in 2005 and 2006. He has currently advised the Northern Ireland Department of Regional Development on their Strategic Plan, Siemens on their Urban Sustainable Centre in London , the EU on their European Bus System of the Future and Evergreen Toronto on their future mobility strategy for sustanable cities. He has recently completed city audit studies for Calgary and Edmonton for Siemens.
Dr Hazel is an expert in city and mobility analysis, policy advice and development and in innovative funding and delivery mechanisms. He has extensive experience of how towns and cities work having written a book in 2004 on "Making Cities Work" and led the team which produced the Megacities Challenges report for Siemens which was launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2006. He has also acted as advisor to a number of towns and cities in the UK, Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand.
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