D'Alton returns to WSP|PB

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10 Jun 2016 (provided by Local Transport Today), Category: Transportation Planning

D'Alton returns to WSP|PB

Mike D’Alton has re-joined consultant WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff as director of strategic growth, six months after leaving the company to become director of highways and transportation at Capita Property and Infrastructure. D’Alton was director of highways and transportation with Parsons Brinckerhoff from 2011 to December 2015. Meanwhile, Michael Anderson has joined WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff as rail technical director from Crossrail where he was an engineering manager. Tim Cuthbert has been appointed technical executive – integrated transport lead for WSP|PB in New Zealand. He has been the consultant’s London and South East regional director since joining from SYSTRA in 2014. 

Jackson leads rail for AECOM

AECOM has appointed Russell Jackson as head of rail – UK & Ireland and Continental Europe. He joins from Atkins where his most recent positions have been director for emerging markets in the company’s transportation division and regional director west in the rail business. 

McNaughton joins SYSTRA

Andrew McNaughton has joined SYSTRA Group as chief operating officer. McNaughton, 52, has spent much of his career within the Balfour Beatty Group, including as project manager for the Channel Tunnel Rail Link. Since last April he has been director of engineering and construction at Tidal Lagoon Power. 

Thomas leads Network Rail in Wales

Andy Thomas will join Network Rail in August as route managing director for Wales from Keolis Group, where he is currently managing director for the Hyderabad Mass Transit system in India. Thomas has previously worked for Transport for London, as head of strategic planning and performance. Paul McMahon, who has been NR’s interim route managing director for Wales since last September, has been appointed managing director, freight and national passenger operators, leading a ‘virtual route’ for rail freight and passenger operators that operate across more than one of NR’s eight geographic routes. 

Wilson joins Local Transport Projects

Nigel Wilson has joined consultant Local Transport Projects Ltd as technical director in Yorkshire. He joins from a 23-year career with AECOM where he was the company’s director responsible for the traffic and local roads business in UK and Europe.

Forte joins Mode from Phil Jones

Adrian Forte has joined consultant Mode Transport Planning in Birmingham as a senior transport planner from Phil Jones Associates, where he was a transport planning consultant.

Simmons joins Intelligent Data

Sean Simmons has joined Intelligent Data as national sales manager in the North of England from Clearview Traffic Group. He was formerly a regional director in the North of England at Count on Us for 12 years.

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