UK BUS SUMMIT

6TH FEBRUARY 2020

QEII CENTRE LONDON
BROAD SANCTUARY WESTMINSTER
LONDON SW1P 3EE

AGENDA

08:00-9:00

Registration

09:00-09:15

Keynote Address

  • TBC Minister with Responsibility for Buses, DfT
09:15-10:45

Session 1: The investment case for the bus and why we need a bus strategy

 Chaired by: Anthony Smith, Chief Executive, Transport Focus

  • TBC Chair, Transport Select Committee
  • Laura Murdoch, Director of Bus, Accessibility and Active Travel, Transport Scotland
  • Graham Vidler, Chief Executive, CPT
  • David Brown, Chief Executive, Go-Ahead
10:45-11:15 Refreshment Break
11:15-12:30

Session 2: What's the role of the bus in achieving clean growth and net zero?

Chaired by: Andy Eastlake, Managing Director, LowCVP

  • Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Journeys
  • Gareth Powell, Managing Director – Surface Transport, TfL
  • Cllr Liam Robinson, Transport Portfolio Holder, Liverpool City Region
  • Mark Fowles, Managing Director, Nottingham City Transport
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:45

Session 3: Buses, business and retail

Chaired by: Anthony Smith, Chief Executive, Transport Focus

  • Jane Gratton, Head of People Policy, British Chambers of Commerce
  • Lynn Cramman, Business Development Manager, Cobalt Park
  • David Tucker, Chair, Federation of Small Businesses Transport Policy Unit
  • Tom Thackray, Director of Infrastructure and Energy, CBI
14:45-15:15 Refreshment break
15:15-16:30

Session 4: Making the most of the Bus Services Act

Chaired by: Stephen Fidler, Director of Local Transport, DfT

  • Gerard Whelan, Director, Corporate Finance, Government and Infrastructure, KPMG
  • Mark Threapleton, Chief Operations Officer, Stagecoach
  • Andrew Carter, Chief Executive, Centre for Cities
  • Pete Ferguson, CEO, Prospective

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SPEAKERS


  • SPEAKERS

  • David Brown

    Chief Executive
    Go-Ahead
  • Andrew Carter

    Chief Executive
    Centre for Cities
  • Lynn Cramman

    Business Development Manager
    Cobalt Park
  • Andy Eastlake - Session Chair

    Managing Director
    LowCVP
  • Pete Ferguson

    CEO
    Prospective
  • Stephen Fidler - Session Chair

    Director of Local Transport
    DfT
  • Mark Fowles

    Managing Director
    Nottingham City Transport
  • Jane Gratton

    Head of People Policy
    British Chambers of Commerce
  • Claire Haigh

    Chief Executive
    Greener Journeys
  • Laura Murdoch

    Director for Bus, Accessibility and Active Travel
    Transport Scotland
  • Gareth Powell

    Managing Director – Surface Transport
    TfL
  • Cllr Liam Robinson

    Transport Portfolio Holder
    Liverpool City Region Combined Authority
  • Anthony Smith - Session Chair

    Chief Executive
    Transport Focus
  • Mark Threapleton

    Chief Operations Officer
    Stagecoach
  • David Tucker

    Chair
    Federation of Small Businesses Transport Policy Unit
  • Graham Vidler

    Chief Executive
    CPT
  • Gerard Whelan

    Director, Corporate Finance, Government and Infrastructure
    KPMG
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