I am a director in Arup's Consulting practice and Leader for our North West & Yorkshire consulting business. This includes Planning, Policy & Economics, Transport Planning, Environmental, Energy and Advisory services. My specialism is in strategic transport planning.

My career focus has been on leading a range of economically driven multi-modal, multi-disciplinary programmes & projects, delivering transformational change through stakeholder and partner collaboration both with the public and private sector.

I am Arup’s representative on the Northern Powerhouse Partnership Board which seeks to develop consensus among businesses, civic leaders and others about how the North of England can be more successful. The focus is on encouraging cities and counties to work together to create a Northern Powerhouse.