1st Annual (2019)

Regeneration and Transport Growth in the Midlands 2019

Thursday 14 November 2019

Speakers

Simon Statham
Midlands Connect
Head of Technical Programmes
Simon Statham
Head of Technical Programmes
Midlands Connect
Midlands Connect is a Sub-National Transport Body (STB) for the Midlands; covering Hereford to the Lincolnshire coast.
Anna Evans
Lendlease
Programme Director
Anna Evans
Programme Director
Lendlease
Anna joined Lendlease Construction (Europe) in March 2019 to lead on the delivery of the Perry Barr Residential scheme that will eventually provide 1,400 new homes for local people.
Sandeep Shingadia
Transport for West Midlands
Director of Development & Delivery
Sandeep Shingadia
Director of Development & Delivery
Transport for West Midlands
Sandeep is Director of Development & Delivery at Transport at Transport for West Midlands (TfWM)
Andrew Pritchard
East Midlands Councils; Transport for the East Midlands
Director of Policy & Infrastructure; Principle Advisor
Andrew Pritchard
Director of Policy & Infrastructure; Principle Advisor
East Midlands Councils; Transport for the East Midlands
Andrew is Director of Policy and Infrastructure for East Midlands Councils and Senior Policy Advisor for Midlands Connect.
Abigaile Bromfield
Arup
Director, Midlands Planning Leader
Abigaile Bromfield
Director, Midlands Planning Leader
Arup
Abigaile is a qualified town planner and mediator with a mix of public and private sector experience.
Will Mapplebeck
Core Cities UK
Strategic Communications and Public Affairs Manager
Will Mapplebeck
Strategic Communications and Public Affairs Manager
Core Cities UK
Will Mapplebeck manages Core Cities UK’s public affairs and communications function.
Mark Parkinson
Staffordshire County Council
Economic Development and Planning Policy Manager
Mark Parkinson
Economic Development and Planning Policy Manager
Staffordshire County Council
Biography to follow shortly.
Ken Harrison
Midlands Engine
Director – Development Corporation Programme
Ken Harrison
Director – Development Corporation Programme
Midlands Engine
Ken leads the programme around forming a Development Corporation for opportunities around Toton in the East Midlands.
Dominic Richardson
Gowling WLG
Legal Director
Dominic Richardson
Legal Director
Gowling WLG
Part of Gowling WLG's 35 person rail practice, Dominic is an extremely experienced infrastructure lawyer who specialises in the Transport sector.
Mel Jones
Birmingham City Council
Head of Transport Planning and Network Strategy
Mel Jones
Head of Transport Planning and Network Strategy
Birmingham City Council
Mel Jones is Head of Transport Planning and Network Strategy for Birmingham City Council and is Statutory Traffic Manager for the city.
Alejandro Moreno
Midland Metro Alliance
Director
Alejandro Moreno
Director
Midland Metro Alliance
Alejandro Moreno was appointed as Midland Metro Alliance Director in September 2016...
Cllr Waseem Zaffar MBE
Birmingham City Council
Cabinet Member (Transport & Environment)
Cllr Waseem Zaffar MBE
Cabinet Member (Transport & Environment)
Birmingham City Council
Born and brought up in the Lozells neighbourhood in Birmingham, the area he represents, Councillor Waseem Zaffar was for many years a local magistrate...
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