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Dr. George Hazel

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George Hazel Consultancy Ltd
3 Hill Street
Edinburgh EH2 3JP
United Kingdom

 
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • BSc MSc PhD FCIHT MICE FCILT OBE
  • BSc , Civil Engineering course
    Edinburgh Napier University
  • MD of MRC McLean Hazel
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Dr George Hazel, BSc MSc PhD FCIHT MICE FCILT OBE
External Consultant - E-mail
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.
biography
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Professor Hazel is Managing Director of McLean Hazel Ltd a consultancy specialising in providing transport advice, concepts and solutions for the public and private sectors.At present he has a range of projects for the public and private sectors including on-going term contracts with the Centre for Transport Policy at Robert Gordon University and Parking On-Line.com.He is a visiting Professor at the Robert Gordon University, a Vice-President of the Institution of Highways and Transportation (IHT), Chairman of the Transport Policy Board of IHT, Chairman of the Urban Areas Committee(C10) of PIARC/ the World Roads Congress and transport advisor to the Beacon Council's scheme within DTLR.
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Professor Hazel graduated in 1971 in Civil Engineering from Heriot Watt University, he remains a Chartered Civil Engineer.He also holds an MSc in Transportation and a PhD in the traffic impact of large retail developments.
He lists his hobbies as restoring vintage cars, golf, skiing and travel.He has a wife, who is a physiotherapist, and three children Anna, Jennifer and Andrew.
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 which included a roads maintenance DLO.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 Professor Hazel worked with Professor David Begg who was Chair of Transport for the Council.
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George Hazel
George Hazel Consultancy Ltd 3 Hill Street Edinburgh EH2 3JP
+44 7974 235029
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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 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 and product design.
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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.
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Smart Mobility Network Integrator for Scottish Enterprise - Dr Hazel has been appointed by Scottish enterprise to act as 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. 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 includes 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 has been 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 is 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 is 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 is 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 being built by Siemens to illustrate sustainable urban living in the future. The building is very imaginative and wholly sustainable and will be open for the Olympics in 2012. Dr Hazel is an advisor for the mobility element of the centre. EU Reviewer for the European Bus System of the Future. Dr Hazel is one of three EU reviewers who audit this very large project on a regular basis. Cambridgeshire Quality Design Panel. Dr Hazel is a member of this panel of planners, architects and designers who audit proposed developments in Cambridgeshire. Dr Hazel looks after the mobility aspects of the advice. Complete Mobility for the UK. Dr Hazel was project Director for a study of what Complete Mobility means for the UK market and how Siemens UK can promote their company and products in that market. The study was funded by Siemens UK. City Audit Studies for Calgary and Edmonton. Dr Hazel led the team carrying out in-depth studies on Calgary and Edmonton for Siemens. The report examined where these cities were in the development of mobility compared to other cities around the world and analysed their strengths and weaknesses. The report also set out a strategic way forward towards Complete Mobility for both cities. Mobility Index Study for Canadian Cities. Dr Hazel was Project Director for this study funded by Siemens Canada. The study analyses the position of the six major Canadian cities with respect to other world cities and places them on the global Mobility Index. It then studies the GTHA current plans to see what impact these will have on the Index in the future and on the GTHA's economic competitiveness and supplements the existing plans with interventions that will move the GTHA towards Complete Mobility in the future. Advisor to the Department of Regional Development, Northern Ireland Dr Hazel was commissioned in a Critical Friend role, reviewing and advising on the Draft Regional Transportation Strategy and proposing ideas and examples of best practice around the world. International Advisor to the Queensland State Government, Australia. This was a 2/3 year appointment reporting to the Premier and her Government on the development of their congestion management strategy for south east Queensland. The role was to audit the work being developed, provide advice and best practice solutions and facilitate meetings and workshops in the region. Congestion Charging/Demand management/ Road us
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