Council of Management
The Members of Council are each elected for a period of three years, with one third of the Members to be elected each year. In addition there are three Appointed Officers of Council: Chair, General Secretary, and Treasurer. The Editor of the Institute Journal is also an ex-officio officer of Council. Please also see the Staff Organisation Chart.
His work in the field of Collision Investigation has led to him achieving Chartered Physicist (CPhys) status from the Institute of Physics. He is an Advanced Automotive Engineer (AAE), Licentiate of the City and Guilds Institute (LCGI), a Fellow of the Institute of the Motor Industry (FIMI) and a Fellow of the Institute of the Highways Engineers (FIHE). He is a Member of the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences (MCSFS), a Member of the Institute of Physics (MInstP) and a Member of the Institute of Traffic Accident Investigators (MITAI).
Mark worked for the Metropolitan Police as a Forensic Collision Investigator for many years before forming his own company.
Mark is also the current External Examiner for De Montfort University overseeing the UCPD, Cert HE, FdSc and BSc courses in Collision Investigation.
Bob has 40 years of experience as a collision investigator and, since retiring from the police service in 2004, he has been employed as an independent consultant. He has been a member of the Council of Management since 2004, he was the General Secretary for six years until 2010 and took on the role again in 2012. Bob organised the four biennial conferences held between 2003 and 2009; organised the conference in Edinburgh on behalf of the EVU; and ITAI's 2017 conference. He has been actively engaged in assisting with various other aspects of the running of the Institute.
Bob has 27 years experience as a Collision Investigator having served with Bedfordshire Police until 2015, since retirement from the Police Service he has continued to work as an independent Consultant.
Prior to joining the Police, he was a time served engineer, and trained as a draughtsman. These skills were identified by the Traffic Section and this lead to Collision Investigation. He has a mixture of Engineering, academic and practical qualifications for this field.
Bob has just finished a five-year tenure with De Montfort University where he served as the External Examiner overseeing the UCPD, Cert HE and the FDSc courses for Collision Investigation.
Bob joined ITAI in 1994 and became a full member in 2003.
He is pleased to have taken over the responsibility of the Treasurer Role and looks forward to working with Council and the Membership.
Webmaster and Administration
Jon has been an accident investigator since 1994, and an active member of ITAI for most of that period.
After completing more than 30 years in the Metropolitan Police Jon moved to Devon and set up his consultancy.
You may have met or seen Jon on ITAI crash days where he's seen driving up and down the runway and sometimes crashing, on purpose.
Jon runs the ITAI web site and sends out many of the emails members receive!
Jon deals with various ITAI tasks under the banner of 'admin' and 'webmaster'.
Secretary to the Grades Assessment Team
Dominic has been in the Motor Industry for 35 years. Following his apprenticeship at a British Leyland Commercial Vehicle Dealership and a further 15 years as a mechanical engineer, he was employed as an Independent Consulting Engineer. He progressed from assessing accident damage vehicles and the mechanical condition of vehicles following collisions to investigating staged and contrived accidents and general fraud in the Motor Industry. He has been an elected member of Council since 2009.
Steve has been a Collision Investigator since 2008, starting as a Police Forensic Collision Investigator with the Metropolitan Police. During the final 3 years of his Police career he also practiced outside of the Police on a consultancy basis. In 2018 Steve left the Police and took up the role of Principal Consultant at FCIR Ltd.
His work, and accompanying research and development in the field of Collision Investigation have lead to him obtaining Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status from the Engineering Council, and attaining Membership of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (MIMechE). He is also a Member of the Institute of the Motor Industry (MIMI) with whom he is registered as an Advanced Automotive Engineer (AAE).
Steve is also the current subject matter expert for De Montfort University who provide the UCPD, Cert HE, FdSc and BSc courses in Collision Investigation.
Ian has been involved in Accident Reconstruction over a number of years and has been a Member of the Institute since 1997. Whilst he is a member of a number of other institutes, he has the greatest regard for ITAI and the work it does. It is for that reason that he considers it a privilege to have been nominated for Council.
Ian’s has been heavily involved in coordinating ITAI events in the form of recent crash days. Ian is sure that you will all appreciate that voluntary time is limited and he sincerely hopes for an input from the membership with respect to ideas and assistance, in order to run events, which hopefully will be of interest to the members, and assist in their career development.
Jenny is a serving police officer who is currently supervising an FCIU office within a tri-force collaboration.
She joined the Roads Policing unit in 2007 and moved across to FCIU in 2014 commencing study with DMU.
Jenny continues to attend scenes in a supervisory capacity, as well as attending FCI compiling reports into collisions.
Since joining council in June 2020 Jenny has completed qualifications in both Assessment and Internal Quality Assurance which will allow her to assist in the Grades assessment and CPC processes.
Gregg served as a Police Officer for 30 years, predominantly in roles within Roads Policing and then moved into full time Collision Reconstruction in 2006, becoming the senior FCI in 2011. He gained his BSc (Hons) in 2014.
On his retirement in 2018, Gregg continued as a collision consultant, moving into the private sector where he prepares reports for both criminal and civil cases.
He is a member of the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences (MCSFS) and the Institute to the Motor Industry (MIMI).
He completed an assessors qualification in 2020 and is an ITAI membership and CPC assessor, joining ITAI council in 2023.
Mike is a serving police officer supervising an FCIU base within the Metropolitan Police. He joined the Roads Policing Unit in 2005, reconstructed his first fatal collision in 2008 and subsequently joined the FCIU full time in 2011.
Mike continues to attend scenes and predominantly deals with fatal and serious injury police collisions. He has a keen interest in Incident Data Recorders and the data they can provide and is the Metropolitan Police’s lead for IDR.
Mike is a member of the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences and the Institute of the Motor Industry.
In his early years Mark qualified as a motor vehicle mechanic with Ford apprentership scheme before joining West Midlands Police.
He has spent 30 years there mostly as a Traffic Patrol Officer or as a Forensic Collision Investigator.
He obtained his degree in 2014.
Mark returned to West Mids after retirement and works as the FCIU Technical Manager to assist the unit with moving toward accreditation. He has completed the UKAS auditor and ISO courses.
Mark joined ITAI in 2012 and has recently returned to council.
Mark has completed the CPC qualification with ITAI and is an examiner for both IAM Roadsmart and RoSPA road safety training groups.
[Sergeant] Paul Moorcroft is the Senior Forensic Collision Investigator for Derbyshire Constabulary, having been an FCI for 10 years.