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29 Sep 2017 (provided by Local Transport Today)
Martin Capstick (pictured), the DfT’s director of regional transport strategies, is leaving at the end of the year to become managing director of the North London Waste Authority.
Mott MacDonald has appointed Kate Kenny as operations manager – surface transport. She joins from Jacobs where she was a divisional director and, before that, a transport modelling manager.
David Eve has been appointed stakeholder manager for the Align joint venture, which has been selected to build the Chilterns tunnels and Colne Valley viaduct section of the London-West Midlands high-speed rail line. Eve was business development manager at Bouygues Travaux Publics, a member of Align.
Transport for London’s freight and fleet programme manager Steve Steele has left to join emissions monitoring firm EMSOL as product requirements manager.
Toby Jacobs has joined the London Borough of Hackney as a senior transport planner. He was a sustainable transport officer at Westminster City Council.
KPMG has appointed Ed Thomas UK head of transport, succeeding James Stamp who has joined National Express plc as commercial director. Thomas joined KPMG as a graduate in 1995.
Caroline Sheridan is joining London Underground in November as director of renewals and enhancements. She was delivery director at Heathrow Airport, responsible for capital investment.
Patricia Greer has been appointed chief executive of the new West of England Combined Authority. A director of infrastructure is to be recruited.
Paul Bate has been promoted from principal technologist to head of project delivery at the Transport Systems Catapult.
Hugh Wenban-Smith, a former head of national roads policy at the DfT, has died. From the early 1970s Wenban-Smith was an economic adviser in a range of Government departments, including trade & industry, environment and transport. He left the Department in the mid-1990s and was an active early supporter of the creation of the Transport Planning Society.