First publishedon www.ITSInternational.com
Australian consultancy Cica Group has announced the appointment of Brian Negus, strategic adviser for the Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV), as chair of their board.
Negus brings over 40 years of government and private sector transport experience to the role, having worked for industry leaders including RACV, Public Transport Victoria, VicRoads and the Melbourne Port Corporation to name a few. He is president of Intelligent Transport Systems Australia, where he has been a Board member for 10 years, and is a Board Member of the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He is currently managing RACV’s partnerships in four trials on connected and autonomous vehicles
Negus also played a fundamental role in the development and implementation of the SCATS urban traffic control system, now used globally in over 27 countries.
His new role will see him implement a rigorous board structure, assess the business plan for 2017-2020, and carve out the company’s five-year strategy.
Cica’s network of experienced consultants guide enterprises to deliver complex technology projects, across sectors including intelligent transport systems (ITS), transport infrastructure, mining, utilities and government.
Some of Cica Group’s notable projects include the Yarra Trams Vehicle Passenger Information System; Roads and Maritime Services NSW tolling upgrade on the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Harbour Tunnel; and the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing in Queensland.