We work with our clients as a trusted, accountable senior team with years of global experience and a deep knowledge of the landscape. We manage the delicate balance of suppliers, politicians and operators to keep things moving towards a successful outcome, no matter how complex they seem or how problematic they have become.

Our projects span across the globe from active involvement within Europe to ventures in South America. We look to invest in companies, technologies and opportunities emerging from the global Smart Card sector. We’re constantly at the edge of our field as it evolves across retailing, mobility, payment services and banking.

Opportunity

Delivery

Investment

OPPORTUNITY

Using our global network, we work with our clients to identify and capture new business opportunities and help them shape and develop their business strategy in the face of constantly evolving smart card and mobility structures. Our overriding priority is to achieve our clients’ objectives for profitable growth and enhanced market value.

DELIVERY

We work with stakeholders, suppliers and public transport operators to deliver sophisticated and “cutting edge” IT based programmes. We develop strong client relationships, allowing us to effectively anticipate diverse issues, and our expertise in problem solving and dispute resolution means we constantly work towards successful outcomes for our clients.  We aim for punctual delivery of projects at anticipated levels of profit, working with partners who want a system that is tailored to their specifications and stakeholders who want their promises fulfilled.

INVESTMENT

Innovation and enterprise are the lifeblood of any industry and we believe our emphasis on developing these traits has been key in our success over the years. With cooperation from our partners and clients, we look to invest in evolving technologies, companies and opportunities in order to develop and capitalise on the global Smart Card sector as it evolves.

Opportunity

Using our global network, we work with our clients to identify and capture new business opportunities and help them shape and develop their business strategy in the face of constantly evolving smart card and mobility structures. Our overriding priority is to achieve our clients’ objectives for profitable growth and enhanced market value.

Delivery

We work with stakeholders, suppliers and public transport operators to deliver sophisticated and “cutting edge” IT based programmes. We develop strong client relationships, allowing us to effectively anticipate diverse issues, and our expertise in problem solving and dispute resolution means we constantly work towards successful outcomes for our clients. We aim for punctual delivery of projects at anticipated levels of profit, working with partners who want a system that is tailored to their specifications and stakeholders who want their promises fulfilled.

Investment

Innovation and enterprise are the lifeblood of any industry and we believe our emphasis on developing these traits has been key in our success over the years. With cooperation from our partners and clients, we look to invest in evolving technologies, companies and opportunities in order to develop and capitalise on the global Smart Card sector as it evolves.

Tim J Cavanagh

Tim J Cavanagh

CEO

About Tim ↓

Tim is the CEO and joint owner of Vettica BV and has more than 25 years of experience at senior level in the global transport industry, delivering multi-million pound projects at scale. With a significant reputation internationally, he has a deep understanding of the political, strategic and operational issues, specializing in problem solving and dispute resolution. He consistently helps clients to win bids and he can successfully turn around even the most challenging of projects. He has specific expertise in Smartcard based payment systems and as CEO of East-West e-ticketing BV, he delivered the National OV-Chipcard scheme to the major transport operators in the Netherlands. As CEO of Vettica he has led projects for major Dutch, French and British IT based Public Transport organisations in Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas.

Jane Walmsley

Jane Walmsley

Commercial Director

About Jane ↓

Jane is a Director and joint owner of Vettica BV. She has over 20 years of commercial experience gained in the engineering, aerospace and transport industries having held both Programme and Contract Management positions within them. Jane holds a degree in Law and oversees all aspects of contract negotiation, legal and financial management, Resource Planning and HR.

Chris Fowler

Chris Fowler

Consultant

About Chris ↓

Chris’ association with Vettica dates from late 2015 when he became the Lead Technical consultant working for Recaudo Bogota, installing Fleet Management Systems comprising of over 13,000 buses. Chris has extensive experience working as an economist, statistician, technical expert, project manager and software designer having consulted for AG Solutions, Ericsson and Centrica. He spent over 10 years as the Technical Authority on a transformative London-wide project for Transport for London. He worked at SPS Commerce for 9 years where he worked across programming, systems analysis and software design – eventually becoming head of the Oracle Business Division.

Steven Dollond

Steven Dollond

Consultant

About Steven ↓

Steven has a long association with Vettica but has worked on specific client assignments since 2011 including as an independent consultant working for Recaudo Bogota where he oversaw all aspects of contract negotiation and project management for the fare collection concession in Bogota, Colombia. His knowledge of automatic smart card fare collection systems is unrivalled having led projects from the initial tender to final system acceptance for clients that include Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Dutch National Railways. An expert in complex contract negotiation, he has nearly 30 years public transport consulting experience, having worked for Taylor Woodrow, Thorn, Midlands Electricity, British Rail and London Underground. As a management consultant he has built financial models and carried out risk analysis for his clients. Steven is an Oxford scholar and a Harvard MBA Graduate who has also studied law and computer-based information systems at MIT.

James Cavanagh

James Cavanagh

Communications Manager

About James ↓

James is the communications manager at Vettica BV, and is currently completing the final year of his Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Loughborough University. Tri-lingual and resourceful, James is an integral member of the team and is responsible for maintaining the company’s communication channels and dealing with any public relations queries.

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