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Haigh joins Solent from DfT

Conrad Haigh has been appointed manager of Solent Transport, the partnership comprising four local transport authorities: Southampton, Portsmouth, Hampshire and Isle of Wight. He moves from the DfT, where he was head of roads for EU exit delivery and Operation Stack.... continue

6 Dec 2019Local Transport Today People

Bellamy joins Cambs CA

Tim Bellamy has joined the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority as strategy and policy transport manager. He moves from Network Rail where he was a long-term business planning manager.... continue

6 Dec 2019Local Transport Today People

Taylor retires from Oxfordshire

David Taylor is retiring this month from his post as a senior transport planner at Oxfordshire County Council. Taylor joined Oxfordshire in 2002 from Blackpool Council where he was principal officer for transport policy. ... continue

6 Dec 2019Local Transport Today People

Kearney is Nexus ops chief

Nexus, the Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive, has appointed Martin Kearney to the new position of chief operating officer. He is currently chief officer for train and ferry operations at Transdev Australasia, a company  providing public transport services in eight locations in... continue

6 Dec 2019Local Transport Today People

Thompson to join Bucks

Ian Thompson has been appointed corporate director for planning, growth and sustainability at the new unitary Buckinghamshire Council, which will come into being next April, replacing the county council and four districts. Thompson is currently corporate director for regeneration and local services... continue

6 Dec 2019Local Transport Today People

Labour official joins CoMoUK

The Labour Party’s deputy general secretary in Scotland, Lorna Finlayson, has joined shared transport charity CoMoUK as its Scotland director. Finlayson succeeds Christopher Slade who recently joined bike share firm Smoove (LTT 22 Nov). ... continue

6 Dec 2019Local Transport Today People

Booker retires from SCP

Bill Booker has retired from transport planning and infrastructure design consultancy SCP. Booker joined the company in 1991 and became a director in 1999. ... continue

6 Dec 2019Local Transport Today People

Cuesta leaves TfGM

Rafael Cuesta, has left Transport for Greater Manchester where he was head of innovation, joining RCC Ltd as a transport consultant. His responsibilities have transferred on an interim basis to Nicola Kane, TfGM’s head of strategic planning and research.... continue

6 Dec 2019Local Transport Today People

Stagecoach SW MD moves on

Stagecoach South West managing director Bob Dennison has left after a 20-year career with the company to pursue “new challenges”. Dennison had been managing director for the last four years. Mike Watson, previously Stagecoach regional director for England and Wales and more recently... continue

6 Dec 2019Local Transport Today People

First rail management changes

FirstGroup has announced a number of rail management appointments. Andy Mellors has moved from South Western Railway managing director to become managing director for non-franchised businesses, overseeing Hull Trains, Tram Operations Ltd, and the East Coast open access rail company that plans to... continue

6 Dec 2019Local Transport Today People

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