Director of Corporate and Public Affairs
British Parking Association
Kelvin Reynolds is Director of Corporate and Public Affairs at the British Parking Association. Kelvin joined the BPA in March 2004 as Director of Operations and Technical Services with responsibility for the Safer Parking Scheme, Approved Operators Scheme as well as managing important stakeholder relationships and the Association’s development of technical services to its expanding membership.
He leads the BPA political engagement with Government, Parliament and the devolved assemblies. He has led the BPA’s involvement with Government on development of Civil Parking Enforcement and the review of the Blue Badge Scheme for disabled people, and is currently active in work to review the UK Traffic Signs Regulations, promoting better management of parking at Healthcare Facilities and in the University sector. He was involved in the establishment of POPLA and leads on development of The Parking Forum, a BPA inspired multi-agency ‘think-tank’ which develops collaborative thinking and innovation about parking policy and provision in the UK and on research and stakeholder engagement.
A 40yr career as a traffic engineer and planner, with 25 years in the public sector started in 1970 in urban traffic control in central London before becoming Parking Services Manager at the City of London in the 1980’s and 90’s. This was followed by a post as Transport and Infrastructure Manager at Bluewater, Europe’s largest retail and leisure destination with 13000 parking. He was member of the BPA Executive Council from 1991 to 1996.
He is also:
- An Incorporated Engineer (I.Eng)
- A Fellow of the Institute Highway Engineers, (FIHE)
- A Graduate of Common Purpose
- He has a Diploma in Highways and Transportation Engineering (Middx)