Arup’s Tommy Parker, well known for his experience in transport, urban planning and engineering, has been appointed to the Board of Auckland Transport.
His three-year appointment was announced by Auckland Mayor, Phil Goff who said Tommy’s technical, governance, and political knowledge and experience will help Auckland Transport (AT) deliver Auckland Council’s climate change goals.
Tommy is the Consulting Leader for Arup in Australasia and was previously the Group Leader for New Zealand. He chaired the NZ Construction Industry Zero Harm Group and North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery, the recovery alliance to restore infrastructure following the Kaikōura earthquake.
“Auckland has experienced huge change over the last decade with increased population growth and transport investment,” Tommy said.