Meet the IET Future of Mobility and Transport (FoMT) Panel members

The FoMT Panel is guided by an Apex Advisory Panel:

  • Professor John Jostins, Professor of Sustainable Transport & Design, Coventry University
  • Graham Gest PhD CEng MIET, Chief Engineer - Innovation, Tata Motors European Technical Centre
  • Professor Andrew Parkes, Academic Director, Institute for Future Transport & Cities (FTC), Coventry University

They are supported by the Panel members to create an integrated mobility framework:

  • Mustafa Wajid, CEO, Meher Group
  • Atul Arya, Head,  Energy Systems Division, Panasonic
  • Bhavesh Mangalani, COO & Co-Founder, Delhivery
  • Madan Padaki, CEO, 1Bridge
  • Dr Jaijit Bhattacharya President, Centre for Digital Economy Policy Research Adjunct Professor, IIT Delhi
  • Devendranath M. VP, Feedback Consulting
  • Vivekananda Hallekere, CEO & Co-Founder, Bounce

The FoMT sub-panel working groups focus on four key elements

Urban Mobility

Objective: To digitalise and improve lives, particularly by improving inter-city transportation, and to decongest and decarbonise the cities.

Chair: Atul Arya, Head of Energy Systems Division, Panasonic.

Vice Chair: Devendranath M, Vice President, Feedback Consulting.

Rural Mobility

Objective: To digitalise and improve lives through improved mobility solutions, to boost the service sector by improving employment potential, and to decarbonise the atmosphere.

Chair: Madan Patki, CEO, 1Bridge.

Vice Chair: Vivekananda Hallekere, CEO & Co-Founder, Bounce.

Logistics and Freight

Objective: To improve efficiency in the logistics and freight sector, focusing on movement between and within cities, and identifying and improving employment potential.

Chair: Bhavesh Mangalani, COO & Co-Founder, Delhivery.


Objective: To build a roadmap for the improvement of policy around mobility and transport.

Chair: Dr Jaijit Bhattacharya, Adjunct Professor, IIT, and President, Centre for Digital Economy Policy Research.

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