Chief Executive, CILT, UK

Sharon Kindleysides joined the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK - CILTUK - in June 2022 as Chief Executive.

A global expert in transport and future mobility, Sharon boasts more than 20 years' leadership experience in the sector - including previous roles as ITS Director for Transport in New South Wales, Australia and CEO of Kapsch TrafficCom Ltd.  She also served a tenure as Chairman of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in the UK.

Sharon has held consultancy roles in the fields of future mobility and smart cities, she has also mentored a number of innovative international start-ups focussed on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and approaches to achieving net-zero.

Passionate about diversity, equality and inclusion in all areas, Sharon helped set up the Women in ITS Forum and served as its first Chair.

Sharon has an Honours Degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from University of the West of England and an MBA from University of Durham.