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Role and Responsibilities
David Gray is acting Director of the Research Institute for Management Governance and Society (IMaGeS) and Professor of Transport Policy.
His three main areas of research expertise are transport in remote, rural and island communities; transport, energy and climate change; and transport policy in Scotland.
Professor Gray is a Board member of the Highlands and Islands Regional Transport Partnership. He was an expert advisor during the preparation of Scotland’s National Transport Strategy and has acted as an adviser in the preparation of Scotland’s Strategic Transport Projects Review and to a number of bodies including the UK Commission for Integrated Transport and Defra.
He also advised the Scottish Government’s Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee and the Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee during their scrutiny of the Scottish Government’s Draft Budget.
He is currently involved in a number of projects including CARE North + (low carbon urban transport), a European Interreg 4b North Sea Region project.
Professor Gray leads RGUs involvement in the Offshore Renewables Institute (ORI), collaboration between the Universities of Aberdeen, Dundee and RGU.