Trevor Ellis Consulting Limited

PROFILE – Trevor Ellis

Trevor has spent over 25 years working in electronics and electro-optical systems, and over 20 years working in Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS).

Most recently, Trevor has been a specialist consultant working on Road User Charging (RUC) systems, traffic detection systems, automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) systems, traffic management systems, enforcement systems, traffic data and journey time monitoring systems. This has involved discovery and alpha phase project definitions, technology trials, systems specification and requirements, procurement strategy and bid evaluation, and project management of implementation and testing process, including go-live planning.

Prior to this, Trevor was a Director of a leading manufacturer of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) systems. This involved a number of projects including journey time monitoring systems, Police and security systems, access control and parking systems, road user charging systems and other enforcement systems. Projects were worldwide.

Before this, Trevor was a Director of a major manufacturer of traffic data systems and equipment. This ranged from inductive loop and pneumatic tube counter / classifiers to automatic incident detection equipment and included weigh-in-motion systems and ANPR systems.

Trevor Ellis Consulting Limited


MBA (Distinction) – University of Essex
BSc (Hons) Environmental Sciences University of East Anglia
Prince 2 Project Management – Practitioner
Numerous training courses


The ITS UK EIG has grown over to be one of the UK’s foremost forums for discussion on the issues and interests around traffic enforcement systems. Trevor founded and chaired the group for 18 years, retiring from the post in 2017. This has lead to Trevor serving on a number of committees and advisory panels. Major areas of activity include vehicle ID and technical standards for equipment used in enforcement of civil regulations.