meet the team

Pia

Pia has a BA in Geography from Newcastle University and has an MSc in Transport Planning from the Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds. She is also working towards becoming chartered as a Transport Planning Professional through the Transport Planning Society’s Professional Development Scheme.

She joins mode as a Senior Transport Planner with three years’ experience in the Development Planning sector.

Pia has experience in using technical software including QGIS, ArcGIS, MapInfo, TRACC, TEMPro, and Highways England’s gravity model, GraHAM; she also has experience in using modelling software such as SATURN.

Pia has been involved in writing and reviewing Transport Statements, Transport Assessments and Travel Plans for clients; in her previous role, Pia provided asset management support to Highways England, offering advice in relation to planning applications and local planning documents, in order to ensure the future safe and efficient operation of the strategic road network.

In her spare time, Pia can be found shopping or watching reality TV. She also enjoys keeping active by going to the gym, or playing sports such as netball, hockey and golf.