Staff

Keith Irving
Chief Executive

Keith became Cycling Scotland's Chief Executive in July 2014 and is responsible for leading the organisation and the delivery of our mission. Previously he led Living Streets Scotland for six years and has worked in transport planning and policy research. He chairs the Cycling Action Plan Delivery Forum and National Cycling Interest Group, and serves on the Road Safety Operational Partnership Group and Police Scotland Tactical Options Working Group.

Christopher Johnson
Head of Training & Education

Christopher manages Cycling Scotland's training and education projects, including national standard cycle training for all ages and vulnerable road user awareness for other road users. Previously he worked in project management with NHS National Services Scotland, and he serves on the UK Cycle Training Standards Board.

Denise Hamilton
Head of Communications

Denise manages communications, policy and monitoring for Cycling Scotland, including the Give Cycle Space and Pedal for Scotland campaigns. Denise is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and previously managed communications teams at Energy Saving Trust and Police Scotland. 

Yvette Murphy
Head of Finance and Corporate Services

Yvette is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience of working in a variety of industries. Yvette moved to the third sector in 2014 and uses her extensive knowledge of both commercial and charitable companies to effectively manage the financial and corporate services functions of Cycling Scotland. Yvette is also Cycling Scotland’s company secretary.

Rowena Colpitts
Head of Transport Planning & Engineering

TP&E is a social enterprise consultancy which, as part of Cycling Scotland, supports the charity’s active travel endeavours through its profits. With nearly 20 years of sustainable transport design and delivery, Rowena leads a team of specialised engineers in working with a variety of clients and partners throughout Scotland. Rowena also promotes good practice in the wider field through the provision of Making Cycling Mainstream courses, offering free Cycling Infrastructure Advice and supporting SOAN – the Scottish Outdoor Access Network.

Kath Brough
Head of Behaviour Change

Kath has responsibility for the Cycling Friendly awards and development grant funding programme, promoting cycling in workplaces, education, social housing and communities across Scotland. Kath previously worked as Travel Planning & Systems Manager for NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde with responsibility for behavioural change programme promoting sustainable and active travel to the 38,000 workforce. Kath is a member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and Board Advisor to Glasgow Eco Trust.