Roy Newton is a Regional Director for Transportation at AECOM, an international multi-disciplinary consultancy, and is currently seconded to the LEP to act as Transport Coordinator. He is responsible for the work programme to maintain and update the Transport Strategy, and associated action plans and evidence base, which support the LEP’s Strategic Economic Plan (SEP).
With over 26 years’ experience in transport planning Roy has worked in senior positions in both the public and private sector. He has been responsible for successfully coordinating the development and review of transport plans throughout his career including transport plans for individual towns and cities, sub-regional Local Transport Plans and Regional Transport Strategies.
He has extensive experience of leading and directing projects including authoring transport policy and strategy documents, infrastructure planning, business case development, scheme appraisal, stakeholder engagement, consultation and funding applications. He also possesses local knowledge, having worked for Cheshire County Council from 1992 to 2001.