Richard Higgins, Gatwick Airport

Company | Gatwick Airport
Job Position | Head of Surface Access Strategy


Richard Higgins joined Gatwick Airport Limited in 2016. He has over 25 years’ experience of strategic transport planning and design with a focus on integrated, sustainable transport solutions. Before joining Gatwick Richard spent four years as a consultant advising the airport on its surface access strategy, including road and rail plans to support a second runway.

Richard’s role as Head of Surface Access Strategy involves wide stakeholder engagement and sets the strategic direction for surface access to accommodate growth, ensuring Gatwick remains a highly accessible airport for passengers, staff and business partners. As well as being responsible for the airport’s Surface Access Strategy, Richard fulfils a technical role on key projects, such as the £120m Gatwick Station improvement, and airport masterplans.

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