The role of localism in ensuring a fair and just transition to net zero

Published on: 15th September 2021 by Claire Haigh.

This was the third event in our series on Rising to the Challenge: What will it take to decarbonise transport? which took place on Monday 13 September.

Delegates heard from:

  • Hilary Chipping, Chief Executive, South East Midlands LEP
  • Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Transport Solutions
  • Jamie Driscoll, Mayor of North of Tyne
  • Victoria Hills, Chief Executive, Royal Town Planning Institute
  • Martin Tugwell, Chief Executive, Transport for the North (TfN)
  • Henri Murison, Director, Northern Powerhouse Partnership
  • Luke Murphy, Head of the Environmental Justice Commission and Associate Director for the Energy, Climate, Housing and Infrastructure Team, IPPR
  • Gareth Powell, Managing Director, Surface Transport, Transport for London (TfL)
  • Jason Torrance, Assistant Chief Executive, UK100
  • Anna Heaton, Joint Head of Transport Sector Team and Real Estate Partner, Addleshaw Goddard
  • Maria Machancoses, Chief Executive, Midlands Connect
  • Kamal Panchal, Senior Adviser, Local Government Association (LGA)
  • Paul Campion, Chief Executive, TRL

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About the Author

This post was written by Claire Haigh. CEO of Greener Transport Solutions & Executive Director of the Transport Knowledge Hub. Claire was previously CEO of Greener Journeys (2009-2020).

Claire Haigh