Day One

Monday 2 November



How can the industry influence policies which grow the market?

We’ll discuss where industry advocacy works best, and the big issues which will frame our advocacy over the next few years.

BA session lead


Executive Director

Steve has worked in and around cycling since 2005 when he ran Cycling England’s £60m p.a. programme to promote cycling, including creating Bikeability – the modern Cycling Proficiency. Since then, he has also run a cycling-related consultancy and a social enterprise – the Electric Bicycle Network – introducing people to the delights of electric bicycles. Now as the Bicycle Association’s Executive Director he’s still working to get more people on bikes and grow the cycling market in the UK.

BA team



From 2005 to 2011 Phillip was the Chairman of Cycling England. He was awarded an OBE for his services to cycling in the New Year’s Honours List of 2011. Phillip was President of the Bicycle Association from 2004 -2008 and became its Executive Director until his appointment as Chairman in 2017. He is the Patron of the Bikeability Trust and chairs the Cycle Rail Working Group for the Department for Transport. Phillip plays a leading role in the BA’s advocacy programme.

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