Meet our Employees


Meet Sonia - IT Student Placement

IT Student Placement Sonia joined us in 2019 as part of her course at the University of Sheffield studying AI and Computer Science. Originally from Kenya, Sonia’s interest in computers started when she first saw Iron Man.

Meet Kobi - IT Student Placement

Kobi was studying cyber-security at Sheffield Hallam University when he saw our IT student placement on the Sheffield Hallam Unihub in 2019. He’s always enjoyed working with people and technology and likes seeing how computers work.

Meet Praveena

Project Manager Praveena began her career at SYPTE 20 years ago, initially working in business analysis and planning roles before joining the Projects team in 2006.  The different career opportunities and benefits available to SYPTE employees have contributed to Praveena's decision to stay with the organisation.


Meet Lucia

Over the last 12 years, Lucia has worked for SYPTE in our auditing, data and IT teams. Her current role as an IT Web Developer involves building new widgets and applications and developing a new and improved web presence for Travel South Yorkshire.

Meet Muhammad

Muhammad has been a Customer Services Manager at SYPTE's Barnsley Interchange since May 2019.  Before joining us, Muhammad worked for five years as a Team Leader for Noonan working across several different transport interchanges in South Yorkshire

Alistair Kerr, Contact Centre Manager Meet Alistair

Alistair has been Contact Centre Manager at Traveline since 2017. He leads a team of 20 who take calls and respond to enquiries via email or social media to help our customers travelling on public transport all over South Yorkshire.


Meet Melissa Meet Melissa

Melissa has worked for SYPTE as our Rail Development Manager since 2018.  The skills and experience Melissa gained during 15 years working in the rail industry are now being used to make sure rail services meet the needs of people across South Yorkshire.