Who's who

On this page you will find profiles of some of the current members of the CIHT Network Management and Operations Panel. 

If you would like more details on the work of the Panel please contact the Secretary at technical@ciht.org.uk


Chair of the Network Management and Operations Panel

Spencer has over 28 years of experience working as a transport professional in local and central government. He has worked for several London authorities and prior to joining London Councils, where he today works as Director for Transport & Mobility, in September 2013 he was Head of Highway Operations at Kent County Council.

Before joining Kent, Spencer was Deputy Director of Traffic at the Department for Transport. At DfT he worked closely with Ministers and industry experts developing national policy, legislation and guidance. His responsibilities covered all traffic, parking and streetworks legislation, traffic signs regulations and related advice publications.


Spencer Palmer

Spencer’s current role at London Councils involves policy development and the provision of guidance and advice to the London Boroughs on a range of traffic, transport and parking matters. He is also responsible for delivering London-wide services and projects such as the Freedom Pass concessionary travel scheme, the London Lorry Control Scheme, Taxicard, London Tribunals and the Go Ultra Low City Scheme, which aims to significantly increase the number of electric vehicle charge points across the Capital.

Spencer is a Chartered Civil Engineer, a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, where he is a Council Member and Chair of their Network Management and Operations Panel.

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