Brian Cox, the retired senior manager from the passenger transport industry, died suddenly on 3 January, aged 74. In a career that spanned over 40 years, he held senior positions in the bus and rail industries, local government and consultancy.
Former colleagues compiled this appreciation of his work.
“He had little time for intellectual laziness and believed in seeing things in simple terms. Like a mathematician reducing a complex formula to its simplest expression he would cut through complexity to get to the key things that really mattered”