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1 Sep 2017 (provided by Local Transport Today)
Highways England has appointed Peter Mumford (pictured) as interim major projects executive director. He joins from HKA (formerly Hill International) where he was vice president. Mumford replaces Peter Adams who joined London City Airport this month as chief asset and programme manager.
Simon Earles has left his position as planning and policy director at Heathrow Airport to become planning and sustainability director at Bristol Airport.
Mark Rose has joined HS2 Ltd as commercial lead for station operations. He moves from Transport for Greater Manchester where he was stations policy lead. Rose was the DfT’s head of stations policy from 2013 to 2015, and Network Rail’s business change manager for stations and customer service from 2011 to 2013.
Helen Ellerton has joined West Yorkshire Combined Authority as a policy manager from consultant AECOM, where she was a principal consultant.
Mark Devenish has joined transport planning and infrastructure design consultant SCP as an associate director in its Manchester office. He joins from Sanderson Associates (Consulting Engineers), where he was an associate.
Global healthcare company GSK has appointed Tim Rigby as a travel plan co-ordinator. He joins from the British Heart Foundation, where he was an events administrator.
Tom Joyner has been appointed managing director of Arriva Trains Wales, replacing Ian Bullock, who is moving to a senior business development role in the Arriva Group. Joyner is currently passenger services director at London Midland, and has previously held performance and planning posts with London Midland, Network Rail and First Group. He will take up his new post on 2 October.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has appointed Theo Blackwell as London’s first chief digital officer, a post that includes promoting the use of open data for public services. Blackwell was a policy fellow at Public Group, which advises start-ups on the growing market in local public services. He is also cabinet member for finance, technology and growth at the London Borough of Camden.