dave_wetzelDave Wetzel FRSA FCILT is President of the Labour Land Campaign and Managing Director of ‘Transforming Communities’ the consultancy he founded in 2008. For eight years he was the first Vice-Chair of Transport for London and was also Chair of London Buses and TfL’s Safety, Health and Environment Committee.

His career has included working as a student engineer with Wilkinson Sword, as a London Bus Conductor, Driver and Inspector, as a Manager for Initial Services operating a small fleet of vans in East London, in aviation with British Airways and as Editor of Civil Aviation News (an Airport Workers’ monthly paper).

A Fellow of both the Royal School of Arts and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Dave has also been Chair of the GLC’s Transport Committee, Leader of Hounslow Council, a founder member of a radical housing association, chair of Hounslow Council’s Planning Committee, Director of the transport disability campaigning charity DaRT (Dial-a-Ride and Taxicard Users), President of London University’s Transport Studies Society and Vice-Chair of a local Chamber of Commerce in Cornwall.