Keith Mitchell, Stantec

Company | Stantec
Job Position | Director, Community Development and Infrastructure

Biography

Keith joined Stantec (formerly PBA) in 1984, was invited into partnership in 1994, and was elected chairman of PBA in 2010, with responsibility for the strategic development of the Practice. Keith’s professional experience encompasses a range of national infrastructure and infrastructure planning projects, transport led development and growth strategy projects, and town centre and urban regeneration schemes in the UK, Europe and Australia.

Keith has also worked with a wide range of professional bodies, together with local and central government to influence thinking about development and infrastructure planning. He has acted as Chairman of the Transport Planning Society in 2001, was Chairman of the Transport Planning Skills Initiative between 2002 and 2004, the TPP Professional Standards Committee between 2008 and 2010, and was Board Chairman of the National Infrastructure Planning Association from 2010 until 2015.

In recent years, Keith led the NIPA Insights research programme which focused on the effective delivery of major infrastructure, worked with the British Property Federation and Revo to identify a new approach to reinvigorating town centres; worked with Highways England on their drafting of Planning for the Future - its guide to working with HE on planning matters; worked with the CIHT to develop its Better Planning, Better Transport, Better Places Guidance, and with RTPI on its research into the complexities of infrastructure planning in the UK

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