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The IRTE Conference
27 September 2018

Dave Rowlands

Technical Services Director, Wincanton

Dave has over 40 years’ experience of the heavy automotive industry, predominantly in the engineering management discipline, across bus and truck operations, the last 23 years being in Wincanton PLC. As Technical Services Director, his role encompasses vehicle engineering, new vehicle specification; road-going legal compliance and safety; and operational fleet engineering and repair. Vocationally, he is long-time Chair of the FTA’s West Midlands Freight Council and also chairs the Wales and West Midlands Maintenance Advisory Committee, comprising stakeholders from across the roads spectrum from Police to Highways Authority. He actively interfaces and contributes to many DfT, DVSA and other UK Gov initiatives, and was the inaugural Chairman of the Industrial Steering Group of the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight, whose objective is to develop innovative technical and operational solutions to road freight challenges, in order to improve it's environmental sustainability.


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