Capstick to leave DfT regional post

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29 Sep 2017 (provided by Local Transport Today)

Capstick to leave DfT regional post

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.

Kenny joins Mott MacDonald from Jacobs

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.

Eve is HS2 stakeholder 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.

Steele leaves TfL freight post 

Transport for London’s freight and fleet programme manager Steve Steele has left to join emissions monitoring firm EMSOL as product requirements manager. 

Jacobs joins Hackney from Westminster

Toby Jacobs has joined the London Borough of Hackney as a senior transport planner. He was a sustainable transport officer at Westminster City Council. 

Thomas leads KPMG?transport

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. 

Sheridan heads Tube enhancements

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. 

Greer is West of England CA?chief

Patricia Greer has been appointed chief executive of the new West of England Combined Authority. A director of infrastructure is to be recruited.

Bate is Catapult’s delivery chief

Paul Bate has been promoted from principal technologist to head of project delivery at the Transport Systems Catapult.

Hugh Wenban-Smith

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.

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