Webinar: The Future of Roads - A cross-sector perspective

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With traffic forecast to grow by as much as 59% on the Strategic Road Network by 2050, improved infrastructure across the UK must be balanced with the Government's pledge to achieve net-zero by 2050. 

During this panel discussion, we will discuss the current issues and emerging solutions around challenges ranging from changes to transport uptake due to COVID-19 and the need to decarbonise our road network, to the growth of cities and how investment can keep pace with rapidly changing mobility technologies. 

Join us live to:

  • Understand the impact of COVID-19 and what future trends for our road network may look like
  • Learn how the sectors are approaching the decarbonisation of our road networks
  • Discover what technological advances are being developed and implemented to help create more efficient and effective roads
  • Peter Mumford

    Executive Director, Major Projects & Capital Portfolio Management

    Highways England

    Peter is Highways England’s Executive Director for Major Projects and Capital Portfolio Management and a member of the executive team responsible for the day to day running of the company.  In his role, Peter is responsible for leading the delivery of the governments £27 billion investment into the strategic road network across a portfolio of major programmes and projects.  Peter also leads Highways Englands transformation programme for digital and climate across all capital investment activity. Prior to this role, Peter has held a number of senior positions as Partner and Director at leading international engineering and construction consultancy organisations, working both in the UK and internationally.  Peter holds a BSc from UMIST and is a qualified programme and project management professional.

  • Philip Andrews

    Head of Future Roads Strategy and Investment

    Department for Transport
  • Rebecca Adamson

    Head of Automobile, UK

    Honda Motor Europe

& more speakers tbc

 

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