Meet Our Team

Darren Clark

Operations Director

A director at bts Group Ltd since 2006, Darren has been operations director since March 2012 at both bts and tbf Traffic Ltd. A key figure at bts for more than 20 years, his personal growth includes the acquisition and overseeing of tbf Traffic Ltd. In addition to working constantly to ensure tbf Traffic delivers quality and value, he is committed to the realisation of the aspirations and potential of the company and of the individuals within it.

Peter Ryland

Business Manager

Peter founded Traffic Management Solutions Ltd. in 2001, having worked in traffic management in both the UK and Ireland. With expert knowledge and valuable connections in the industry, Peter manages all aspects of business development for the company.

Nigel Broom

Business Development Manager

Nigel has over 20 years of experience in traffic management. Having worked his way up from high-speed TM operative, he has a comprehensive knowledge of both the sector and the inner workings of a traffic management company – making him a superb addition to TBF’s business development and operations oversight. He is qualified to M1/2/6 & 7; M5 train the Trainer; IOSH Managing Safety; and is a TM Assessor & Instructor.

Andrew Stiff

Depot Manager (Needham Market)

Andrew has over 12 years’ experience of traffic management, both office-based and roadside. He’s now heading up the tbf depot in Needham Market, where he uses his excellent project planning, management, and implementation skills to deliver top class service.

T: 01449 490865 M: 07880 032319

Tim Wright

Depot Manager (South Mimms)

Tim Wright has been in the traffic management business for 20 years. He’s qualified as an IPV TMF, with M1, 2, 3 and TSCO, and has experience in everything from high-speed sector schemes (contra-flows) on the motorway right down to basic stop & go on rural roads. Tim’s worked his way up through supervisor, operations manager and now depot manager. He joined tbf as part of our exciting expansion in 2021 – a safe pair of hands to run the new Hertfordshire depot.

T: 01707 953457 M: 07968 317544

Simon Large

Depot Manager (Dereham)

Simon has worked within the traffic management industry for 15 years. Previously our Planning Manager, he has a vast knowledge of the process required to plan and set up traffic management. Simon has worked his way up from operative, coordinator, planner, senior planner, planning manager, and now to depot manager. Simon has experience with local councils and permits – he is now focusing on continuing growth and excellency at the Dereham depot.

T: 01362 685992 M: 07968 317544

Our Support Team

Our Traffic Management on the road is what is visible of tbf Traffic but behind the scenes a well-oiled, efficient support team makes it all happen from planning, scheduling, accounts to dealing with the clients and public. Meet the team:

Ben Licence

Health & Safety Advisor

Ben joined tbf in autumn 2022, bringing years of H&S and logistics experience. He champions health and safety within the business: providing audits, induction training, advice and support.

Sophie Stillman

Admin Supervisor

Sophie started working for tbf in January 2022, and now has five years’ total experience in traffic management administration. Her admin skills provide vital support for all of our depots as the business grows, and she assists in job processing, liaising with the planning team.

Nicola Barnes


Nicola started her role at tbf in 2022, applying years of industry-specific HR and admin skills to the role of Administrator. She provides back-office support for all three tbf Traffic depots, liaising with management and operatives alike to keep things running smoothly.

Katie Sylvester


Katie’s worked with TBF since summer 2023, bringing four years’ of planning coordination experience to the team. She provides admin support for all depots, assists in job processing, and liaises with the planning team.

Matt Page

Operations Manager

Matt Page started at tbf in 2018 and has worked in the traffic management industry for 16 years in total. He has been invaluable in setting up our South Mimms depot (opened 2021), taking up the role of Operations Manager and helping to establish tbf’s reputation in new arenas.

Rob Tooke

Head Coordinator

Rob keeps things moving: assigning jobs to our traffic management operatives, liaising with clients, and making sure everybody knows what's going on. Effective communication = efficient work!

Tom Marshall

Contract Supervisor – South Mimms

Tom started at tbf in 2021 as a traffic management operative, and quickly proved himself capable of more extensive responsibility. Now qualified to M1/M2 M3 M5 M6 M7 + 12ab, he’s in charge of the day-to-day running of a major contract for our South Mimms depot, as well helping with other contracts.

Allan Smith

Coordinator – Needham

Allan has long been associated with bts Group and joined the tbf Traffic team to assist with the logistics of scheduling utility works, and other areas of operation. He flourished in the role and is now the traffic coordinator at our Needham Market depot, assisting in the progression, growth and development of the depot.

Ellie Martin

Coordinator – Dereham

Ellie joined our Dereham depot in July 2023, having coordinated a team of over 35 TM operatives in her previous job. With three years’ traffic experience (and a Lantra M7), plus more time in the transport sector, she’s thriving in her role coordinating jobs day-to-day, liaising with customers, and managing the depot’s social media.

Tony Brame

Planning Manager

Tony has worked in traffic management for over 15 years, and has been with tbf for around eight of those. He has continued to develop his expertise at the company – first as a Compliance officer, then Planner and Senior Planner, and now Planning Manager. Tony plans tbf's works and managing the planning team on a day-to-day basis.

Liam Moore


Liam worked as a traffic management operative for many years before moving into the support team. Liam now produces all required CAD drawings, TTRO applications and notices, to ensure jobs go ahead as planned.

Lynne Riches


Lynne joined the tbf team in 2022, bringing with her eight years’ TM experience and a well-honed talent for planning and co-ordination. She produces CAD drawings, handles TTRO applications, and liaises with customers to keep things running smoothly.

Craig Ellis


Craig joined tbf in 2022 with extensive experience in the industry as an operative, surveyor, and planner. Now with eight years’ TM under his belt (and Lantra M1/M2/M3/M5/M6/M7 qualifications), he draws up CAD plans and obtains TTROs for the growing Dereham depot.

Shaun Whitfield


Shaun has 14 years of experience in traffic management and holds Lantra M1/M2/M5/M6 qualifications. He’s now expanding his expertise by training as a full-time Planner – creating bespoke traffic management plans using CAD software, liaising with clients and local authorities, and processing applications.

Liam Kiddle


Liam joined tbf in March 2022, having already gained a year’s experience in TM planning straight out of college. He produces CAD drawings, makes TTRO applications, issues notices, and generally works hard to make sure jobs go ahead as planned!

Dan Hillier

Sign Technician

Dan's role includes creating signage processes, and designing and creating bespoke signs for tbf Traffic's clients.