Appointments: Steve Gwynne joins Movement Strategies as Research Lead

Mr Gwynne has joined the London-based people movement consultancy from the National Research Council Canada (NRC).

He has over 20 years of experience in the area of pedestrian dynamics, human behaviour in fire and evacuation modelling, and has worked for the US / Canadian governments, academic institutes (including Univ. Maryland, Univ. Waterloo and Univ. Greenwich) and in consultancy (e.g. Hughes Associates, US).

He has been involved in data collection, model development/application, procedural design, and regulatory development. He has worked in the aviation, maritime, rail and built environments, and has also worked in large-scale disasters (e.g. wildfire incidents).

He takes up the post of Research Lead, co-ordinating the business’s research and development work and developing links with research and academic institutes.