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Design for transport in Wales: a new direction

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Date
09 November 2023
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Overview

This event is a joint ICE, CIHT and CILT transport conference considering the current position and future policy direction issues for road and related transport schemes in Wales. This is following the publication of the Wales Roads Review and also in light of Llwybr Newydd, the Wales Transport Strategy, Net Zero Wales and well-being goals.

The Deputy Minister for Climate Change will give the keynote ministerial address and the event will provide an opportunity for members of professional bodies to hear from inspirational speakers about this ‘new direction’ for transport in Wales.

There will also be time for questions to be asked during the session.

Sponsored by:

ARUP

ARUP

Arup is a world class firm of designers, planners, engineers, architects, consultants and technical specialists.

AtkinsRéalis

AtkinsRéalis

AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading professional services and project management company dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people.

Jacobs

Jacobs

Jacobs deliver impactful global solutions to create a more connected, sustainable world — from intelligence to infrastructure, cybersecurity to space exploration.

Mott MacDonald

Mott MacDonald

We’re a global engineering, management and development consultancy focused on guiding our clients through many of the planet’s most intricate challenges.

WSP

WSP

Harnessing innovation and sharing insights across our diverse, international team to create a tomorrow’s world that's cleaner, greener and safer.

Organised with

Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation

Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation

The natural home for all people working in highways & transportation infrastructure.

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

The chartered body for professionals involved in the movement of goods and people and their associated supply chains.

Programme

09:00 - 09:05

Introduction by Peter Burns, Chair, ICE Wales Cymru

09:05 - 09:40

Keynote address - Lee Waters MS, Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Transport Minister

09:40 - 09:55

Q&A

09:55 - 10:30

Presentation: From halcyon days to a brave new world - Glenn Lyons, CIHT

10:30 - 10:40

Q&A

10:40 - 10:55

Break

10:55 - 11:30

Presentation: Delivering what matters: the user perspective - David Beer, CILT

11:30 - 11:40

Q&A

11:40 - 12:15

Presentation: Navigating change: learning from TfW strategic programmes - Catriona Lloyd, Transport for Wales

12:15 - 12:25

Q&A

12:25 - 13:00

Presentation: The ICE’s Approach to PAS 2080 and Net Zero - Lewis Barlow, ICE

13:00 - 13:10

Q&A

13:10 - 13:25

Comments and summary - Andy Falleyn, Welsh Government

13:25 - 13:35

Q&A

Speakers

Lee Waters

Lee Waters

Welsh Government

deputy minister for climate change

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Lee Waters

Lee Waters is the Member of the Senedd for the Llanelli constituency. He was born and raised in Carmarthenshire. He was educated in Brynamman and Ammanford and gained a degree in Politics from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. His policy interests are wide-ranging, including the economy, climate change, provision for looked after children, digital policy and the media.
Before being elected in May 2016, Lee was Director of Wales's leading independent think-tank, the Institute of Welsh Affairs. He previously ran the sustainable transport charity Sustrans Cymru where he led the campaign for the Active Travel Act. He is a former Chief Political Correspondent of ITV Wales and BBC Wales producer.
On 13 December 2018, he was appointed Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport. Lee was appointed Deputy Minister for Climate Change on 13 May 2021.

Prof. Glenn Lyons

Prof. Glenn Lyons

University of the West of England

Professor

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Prof. Glenn Lyons

Glenn is the Mott MacDonald professor of future mobility at the University of the West of England, Bristol. With a career-long focus on understanding and influencing travel behaviour in the context of continuing social and technological change, Glenn specialises now in vision-led strategic planning for an uncertain world in the face of a climate emergency. For the last year he has been a member of the Wales Roads Review Panel.

 

Catriona Lloyd

Catriona Lloyd

Transport for Wales

consultancy manager

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Catriona Lloyd

Catriona is Transport for Wales’ consultancy manager. A civil engineer by background, Catriona has significant experience of the transport sector in Wales. She has led the development of the consultancy team at Transport for Wales, which now advises on, develops and delivers the key transport planning ambitions of the Welsh Government. Catriona has been involved in a range of procurement and tendering exercises alongside service delivery: as client, client’s adviser, and tenderer. Working closely with the Welsh Government, the Transport for Wales consultancy team are developing strategic regional transport programmes and business cases, in order to realize the vision of the Wales Transport Strategy.

Lewis Barlow

Lewis Barlow

WSP

Decarbonisation Technical Director

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Lewis Barlow

Lewis is co-chair of the ICE Decarbonisation Advisory Board, a member of both the PAS2080:2023 Steering Group and its Technical Advisory Panel, and was recently selected as the ICE Trustee for Carbon and Climate. He led the development of the ICE’s decarbonisation strategy, helping to ensure that its 95,000 members worldwide are suitably equipped to decarbonise the built environment. He provides decarbonisation expertise to the Scottish, Welsh and UK Governments through the Freeports and Regional Growth Deals programmes. This involves expert training and advice on the practical application of UK Treasury Green Book whole life carbon criteria, including strategies for high-level carbon estimation in economic appraisals.

Andy Falleyn

Andy Falleyn

Welsh Government

deputy director

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Andy Falleyn

Andy Falleyn BSc CEng MICE
Andy is a Welsh Government Deputy Director and Chief Highway Engineer and leads the Strategic Road Network Division responsible for the maintenance, operation and enhancement of the Welsh strategic trunk road and motorway network.

David Beer

David Beer

Transport Focus, Wales

Senior Manager

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David Beer

David is an experienced consumer advocate and senior professional, with strong skills in influencing policy, securing improvements in service delivery and hands-on customer service management.

He has over 40 years’ experience within the transport industry, including more than ten years at independent watchdog Transport Focus, promoting user interests. David leads our work in Wales and our Wales subsidiary, building key relationships across national and local government, Senedd, rail and bus industries and passenger groups; raising issues from an evidence base to influence improvements for passengers, policy and investment. He provides challenge and holds to account through positions on the Welsh Government Transport Performance Board, Network Rail Wales Route Supervisory Board and currently chairing the Transport for Wales Advisory Panel.

Across England, David has a leading role working with bus and tram stakeholders for major passenger surveys, national bus strategy and supporting policy issues.

Prior to joining Transport Focus, David held a number of roles at Greater Manchester PTE (now TfGM), including senior responsibility for passenger information. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.