Will Whitehorn to become next CILT UK president22 February 2016

Stagecoach Group director and Transport Systems Catapult chair Will Whitehorn has been named as the next President of CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport).

He will take up the one-year presidency from Beverley Bell, senior transport commissioner, when she passes the baton to him at an inauguration lunch in London on 20 May (2016).

Whitehorn is a fellow of the institute and has been a vice president for the past four years. He is a leading figure in the transport sector and has been involved in the profession all of his working life.

“I am thrilled to represent the profession at such a momentous period of technological change currently sweeping through every aspect of our activities,” states Whitehorn.

“We are on a rapid curve towards artificial intelligence and autonomous systems, transforming the future of transport and logistics... This change will require an increasing emphasis on new skills and qualifications.”

“[Whitehorn] is an extremely well-liked and well-respected professional and his experience and expertise will ensure the Institute is at the forefront of the latest developments in our industry,” comments Beverley Bell.

Brian Tinham

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