Three webinars about the future of funding roads and transport.
Three webinars about the future of funding roads and transport. CIHT will in this series of three webinars explore the challenges and opportunities for funding roads.
What challenges are local authorities facing in funding and managing the local highways?
What is Highways England's focus in their Road Investment Strategy 2 and what do those working with Highways England need to know to be successful?
Is the time right for road pricing and what are the opportunities and challenges for implementation?
These three key questions about the future of funding will be discussed at three lunchtime webinars - all for the price of one.
What challenges are local authorities and Sub-national Transport Bodies facing in funding and managing local highways and transportation? Three presentations with different perspectives from County Councils, Sub-national Transport Bodies and Scotland.
Three presentations followed by a panel discussion and a Q&A by the audience.
Chaired by Anthony Ferguson, Deputy Director in the UK Department for Transport.
What is Highways England's focus in their Road Investment Strategy 2 and what do those working with Highways England need to know to be successful? Your chance to ask questions to get the knowledge you need to work successfully with Highways England and win work in the future.
The webinar will feature a presentation by Highways England which will be followed by a Q&A session with you the audience.
Chaired by Ginny Clarke, Chair of CIHT's Learned Society & Technical Strategy Board.
This webinar will feature presentations from those with experience of designing road pricing systems and researchers who have looked into how road pricing systems can be done in an effective and equitable manner. The webinar will conclude with a Q&A session and discussion between panelists.
This event will be chaired by Neil Johnstone, CIHT Vice-President.
These webinars are for anyone interested in funding of transport infrastructure. Everyone from Local Authority Officers to consultants and contractors who work with either Local Authorities or Highways England.
Three types of tickets are available. A ticket gives you access to all three webinars, that you can access live or on-demand after the live webinar has taken place.
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Deputy Director in the UK Department for Transport in charge of Traffic & Technology
This role encompasses traditional traffic management policy, involving things like roadworks, parking and traffic signs, as well as exploring the potential for new technology and innovation to improve the lot of road users through a programme of local trials including the A2M2 connected corridor between London and Dover. Anthony is also developing the UK’s regulatory position on micromobility through national trials of e-scooters.
Major Roads Director, Transport for the North (TfN)
Peter leads the Major Roads team at Transport for the North, working in partnership with the Department for Transport, Highways England, Local and Combined Authorities to determine and deliver the priorities for investment on the Strategic and Major Road Network aligned to the North’s Strategic Transport Plan. Transport is an enabler for inclusive economic growth and improved opportunities and wellbeing for all. TfN has identified a transport investment programme that will provide greater connectivity across road and rail that will provide a more sustainable and integrated network for citizens, business and freight.
Strategic Commissioning Manager - Highways and Transport - Somerset County Council
Mike is the Commissioner for Highways and Transport Services for Somerset County Council ensuring some £27m of services and £93m capital projects are delivered effectively. Mike represents the South West Region on CIHT Council ensuring that the work of the Institution reflects the issues of importance for the South West, and participated on the Steering Group for CIHT’s review of local highway funding.
Chair of Society of Chief Officers of Transportation in Scotland (SCOTS)
Ewan Wallace is the current Chair of the Society of Chief Officers for Transportation in Scotland (SCOTS) and Head of Transportation at Aberdeenshire Council. He is Vice Chair of UKRLG's UK Network Management Board, past President of the Aberdeen Association of Civil Engineers and a member of the recently established National Transport Strategy Delivery Board in Scotland.
He is a Chartered Civil Engineer and a member of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
In his 29 year career in national and local government has been fortunate to play key roles in numerous Transport and Infrastructure projects and initiatives including making the economic case for Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route, overseeing cross agency road casualty reduction and leading on collaborative working through the National Road Maintenance Review.
Ginny is chair of CIHT's Learned Society & Technical Strategy Board. She has had a long career in the roads sector with fifteen years on the Executive of Highways Agency/Highways England. As Chief Highway Engineer she was responsible for road standards, safety and research and was the UK’s First Delegate at the World Roads Association.
Director of Future Road Investment Strategies and Government Relations at Highways England
Adam is responsible for producing the evidence and plans to support Highways England’s programme of work for our motorways and A-roads for 2020-2025 (Road Period 2). This includes Highways England’s SRN Initial Report, Strategic Business Plan and Delivery Plan as well as other evidence and advice to government. Adam is also leading Highways England’s work to prepare for Road Period 3 (2025-2030). Adam has been a senior leader in public sector transport for over 15 years.
Vice-president CIHT and owner CONSULT-NJ LTD
Neil Johnstone has over 40 years of experience having worked in contracting, local government and consultancy. For 25 years Neil worked throughout UK for Halcrow/CH2M, becoming managing director of its activities in continental Europe where he oversaw work in a range of sectors including transport, energy and water.
He studied civil engineering at Edinburgh University and went on the achieve a Masters at Glasgow University while working for Lothian Regional Council.
In July 2017 he has launched his own venture (CONSULT-NJ LTD) offering services in transportation and business change.
Director at Centre for London
Ben is an urbanist, researcher, writer and speaker, with a particular interest in urban life, citizenship, public service reform and the built environment. He founded Centre for London in 2011 and has written reports on charitable giving, delivering London’s large sites and the challenges facing the West End.
Previously Ben was an Associate Director of IPPR for five years and subsequently led strategy teams at Haringey Council, the Department for Local Government and Communities and the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, where he wrote the government’s strategy on ‘Quality of Place’.
Chief officer lead for Transport for the South East and East Sussex County Council’s Director of Communities, Economy and Transport
Rupert is the chief officer lead for Transport for the South East. He chairs the Senior Officer Group leading the organisation’s development and supports the Chairman and Board. He is also the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport at East Sussex County Council. A former president of the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport, Rupert is a Chartered Civil Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation.
Associate – City Economics and Planning at Arup
Adriana is a transport and city economist in the Integrated City Planning team at Arup with over nine years of consultancy experience.
Prior to working at Arup, Adriana worked as a transport economist at KPMG, and before that, she worked as an economist in the transport strategy team at SKM Colin Buchanan (now Jacobs). During her time at KPMG, Adriana supported one of the Wolfson Economics Prize submissions on the topic of road pricing.
Adriana has extensive experience in business cases for transport infrastructure investments and, particularly, in the economic assessment of transport investments and infrastructure policies. She has worked for a wide range of public and private sector clients including local and combined authorities, central government, transport authorities and transport operators.