David Banister is Professor Emeritus of Transport Studies at Oxford University. From 2006-2015 he was the Director of the Transport Studies Unit, Oxford University and he was Director of the Environmental Change Institute, also at Oxford University (2009-2010). Prior to 2006, he was Professor of Transport Planning at University College London. His research expertise is in transport scenario building, sustainable cities, energy and environmental modelling, and he has published 25 books and over 300 papers in refereed journals on these topics.