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Kris Beuret

Associate Director - Engagement

Kris Beuret is well known social scientist with expertise in behavioural motivation linked to innovative and inclusive approaches to engagement.  Kris has applied these insights to transport, planning and environmental policy.

Previously an academic, Kris has also worked for the World Bank International Finance Corporation, the US Senate and the House of Commons.   She has advised the House of Commons Transport Committee, Government and DfT served on the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee.  She is a Commissioner for the Independent Transport Commission and adviser to National Highways Research and Innovation Board.

Kris was previously the Director of Social Research Associates a company which Temple has recently acquired along with a remit for expanding their social public and stakeholder engagement capacity. This has already born fruit in current commissions such as measuring and understanding transport related social exclusion for Transport for the North and how to increase volunteering for Bury Council.

Kris was made OBE for her work on disability and continues to support both disability issues – for example chairing the ITSUK Mobility Group and is an active member of various advocacy equality groups.  She frequently gives Conference papers, contributes to radio and TV programmes and recently co-edited a book “Why Travel?” now available to order from Bristol University Press using this link. 

Kris’ likes to spend her time community planning, heritage and guerrilla gardening.