Chas Ball, chief executive, Carplus Trust

Chas Ball joined Carplus in 2009 as Policy Director and became its Chief Executive a year ago.

He was co-founder of City Car Club (originally called Smart Moves) – the first commercial car club operator in Britain, which started its first scheme in 2000. He left City Car Club in 2007 and moved into consultancy work.

He is an active member of the UITP’s Combined Mobility Platform and is a member of the Transport Planning Society. He lives in West Yorkshire.