Nazan Kocak

Dr Nazan Kocak, Senior Research Fellow, Transport Research Institute at Edinburgh Napier University

Dr Nazan Kocak is a senior research fellow at the Transport Research Institute at Edinburgh Napier University. Nazan is a town planner with a PhD in road user charging; MSc in traffic planning and implementation; and a PGDip in urban design. Having worked in academia, consultancy and local government, Nazan has in-depth knowledge of and experience in the development and delivery of transport policies and strategies; transport and traffic modelling; transport appraisal; monitoring and evaluation studies; active travel (walking and cycling); and place making and street design.

Nazan was one of the key officers who led the development of the Edinburgh Street Design Guidance and the detailed technical manual that supports it.