In association with Waterman Group and BECG

Date: 21 May 2021 - 21 May 2021, 10:00 - 12:30

Location: Online


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Transport + Infrastructure

In association with Waterman Group and BECG

Date: 21 May 2021 - 21 May 2021, 10:00 - 12:30

Location: Online


HS2, trans-Pennine links, Port of Liverpool, Manchester Airport, Metrolink, smart motorways: the line-up of major infrastructure assets and projects under constant pressure from commuters, passengers and freight carriers to upgrade and fulfil their potential means there is always something significant to examine in the transport arena.


9.30am Platform opens for networking

10.00am Welcome, presentation and panel discussion:

Tom Stannard, chief executive, Salford City Council, who supports the directly elected City Mayor, delivering local public services, leading an organisation of over 3,000 staff, with a net revenue budget of £220M and a capital investment programme of £115M p/a
Tim Foster, interim strategy and programme director, Transport for the North, who played a key role in preparing the Strategic Transport Plan, Transport for the North’s ground breaking analytical programme, and led the development of the Strategic Outline Business Case for Northern Powerhouse Rail
Andy Heath, managing director, Merseyrail, a self-contained network that operates over 600 regular services per day to 68 stations throughout the Liverpool City Region, including 4 underground stations in the city centre
Cllr Hans Mundry, cabinet member for transportation, highways and public realm, Warrington Council, where transport plans include creating a major rail hub at Bank Quay for passengers across the region

11.05am Networking break

11.25am Presentation and panel discussion:

Ernst ter Horst, associate, Feilden Clegg Bradley, an architectural and urban design practice with an international reputation for design quality, for pioneering environmental expertise and a progressive architectural approach
Anthony Hatton, director of strategic projects, Peel L&P, which owns and manages 12 million sq ft of property and 20,000 acres of land and water across the UK
Claire Haigh, chief executive officer, Greener Transport Solutions, a not for profit organisation whose current focus of work is a programme aimed at developing a credible and deliverable framework for decarbonising transport whilst mitigating any negative social impacts
Councillor John Blundell, cabinet member for a thriving economy, Rochdale Council, which has plans to redevelop land around its five stations to create 7,000 homes, 2.5m sq ft of commercial space and an £11m cycle corridor to increase connectivity and boost the local economy

This event is sponsored by Waterman Group and BECG.

Benefits of attending the virtual event include:
  • Dedicated networking breaks where you can connect with other delegates over video on digital tables. You can even move through different tables to maximise your networking opportunities
  • The ability to private message and connect with speakers and other delegates
  • Your own business card with the opportunity to include LinkedIn details for other delegates to connect with you
  • Presentations and panel discussions from industry experts, which will be available for ticketholders to watch again after the event

The platform opens at 9.30am for networking, with the presentations/panels starting at 10am. Tickets are priced at £30+VAT. Please book using the form below – if you can’t see this form, please contact

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