David Starkie is editor of the Journal of Transport Economics and Policy and a visiting professor at the University of Applied Sciences, Bremen. He is also a visiting research fellow at the University of Adelaide and senior associate at Case Associates, London. His many publications include The Motorway Age: road and traffic policies in post-war Britain (Pergamon, 1982) and Aviation Markets: studies in competition and regulatory reform (Ashgate, 2008). David has advised governments and legislatures across the world on transport policy issues, including urban transport planning, rail privatisation, road pricing and airport capacity. He was economic advisor to the European Commission’s delegation at ICAO-related proceedings on aviation and the environment, Montreal and Washington DC 1995-97, and was on the Civil Aviation Authority’s expert panel for NATS price cap review 2006 and airport competition framework assessments 2010-11.