Professor Stuart Cole has been Professor of Transport and Director of the Wales Transport Research Centre at the University of Glamorgan since March 2001. He has been the Specialist Adviser on Transport to the House of Commons Select Committee on Welsh Affairs since 1984.
Professor Cole was also Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Cymru/Wales (2003-2005), a past Chairman of the Institute of Highways and Transportation South Wales Branch, Chairman of the Wales Transport Strategy Group and a member of the Wales Transport Forum. He is a member of the First Great Western Stakeholders Advisory Group representing travellers, business and academia. Professor Cole is a regular broadcaster on BBC radio and television and on S4C in both Welsh and English.