The National College for Advanced Transport & Infrastructure (“NCATI”) is a charitable company limited by guarantee and a subsidiary of the University of Birmingham. Read about our Governors here.


Professor Stephen Jarvis BSc, MSc, PhD, FBCS - Chair

Professor Jarvis is Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Birmingham.

He is a Professor of Computer Science and has published more than 220 peer-reviewed academic papers, including with Argonne National Laboratory, ARM, Centre for Space Research at MIT, CRAY, Fujitsu Labs Europe, IBM TJ Watson Research Laboratory, Intel, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, NASA Ames Research Center, NEC European Research Laboratory, Rolls-Royce, Sandia National Laboratories and the Francis Crick Institute.

He has received several major grants from the UK Research Councils and from industry, supporting research in areas including data science, robotics and autonomy, aerodynamics and continuum mechanics, networks and distributed systems, computer graphics and visualization, software engineering and computer architectures.

Professor Stephen Jarvis BSc, MSc, PhD, FBCS

Gillian McGrattan -

Gillian McGrattan is Director of Human Resources at the University of Birmingham.

Gillian McGrattan

Carolyn Pike, OBE -

Carolyn Pike is a recently retired solicitor and was formerly Director of Legal Services at the University of Birmingham. She has held a number of non-executive director roles and is currently Chair of the Hereford and Worcester Dyslexia Association, and a Governor at a Secondary School. She was awarded an OBE in the 2016 New Year’s Honours’ List for services to legal service and higher education.

Carolyn Pike, OBE