Elizabeth Evans


General Manager

Career Overview

Elizabeth Evans has been working with Peters Research Ltd since 2005.  She began in an accounts support role, and soon progressed to being fully responsible for the company accounts.  She has contributed to the testing of Elevate Version 7 and 8, and played a major role in research projects leading to her contribution to conference and peer-reviewed journal papers.  Elizabeth is also responsible for Elevate sales and marketing.  She represents Peters Research at trade shows and other events.  Before working for Peters Research, Elizabeth worked at Nat West Retail Banking Division, Network Strategy and Development.


Open University

Certificate in Business Studies (Open)

  • Affiliate Member of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers

Professional Experience

Peters Research

2005 – present

  • Project Mangement elevator traffic analysis surveys
  • Review and contribution to technical research papers
  • Management of Peters Research Accounts
  • Co-ordination of international training schedule
  • Software testing
  • Techincal sales and marketing for Elevate traffic analysis & simulation software
Natwest Retail Banking Division

1994 – 1997

  • Productivity Management
  • Core Process Redesign

Other Roles and Responsibilities

2013 – present

Publicity Officer – CIBSE Lifts Group

2016 – 2018

Treasurer – CIBSE Lifts Group

2011 – present

Conference Director – Lift and Escalator Symposium, an annual conference organised on behalf of The University of Northampton and The CIBSE Lifts Group


Journal Papers

Peters R D, Smith R, Evans E The appraisal of lift passenger demand in modern office buildings Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, Volume 32 No 2 (2011)

Conference Papers

Bird C, Peters R D, Evans E, Gerstenmeyer S Your Lift Journey – How Ling Will You Wait?  Proceedings of the 6th Symposium on Lift & Escalator Technology (CIBSE Lifts Group and The University of Northampton) (2016)

Peters R, Evans E  Measuring and Simulating Elevator Passengers in Existing Buildings Elevator Technology 17, Proceedings of ELEVCON 2008 (The International Association of Elevator Engineers) (2008) (republished by Lift Report 4/2008) (republished by Elevation Autumn of 2009)