Richard Walker

DecarboN8 role: Visiting Research Fellow

Department: Institute for Transport Studies

Organisation: University of Leeds / Department for Transport

Profiles: LinkedIn

Professor Greg Marsden

Richard is a geographer and town planner with 29 years’ professional experience in transport planning.  After 10 years at consultancy Colin Buchanan and Partners, working on transport planning for many places including Oxford, London, Sydney and Shanghai, he has been in the public sector at the Greater London Authority, Strategic Rail Authority and, since 2005, as a civil servant in the Department for Transport.  A specialist in transport planning policy and strategy, he has worked on North of England transport strategy since 2014, including time on loan to Transport for the North.  He is a former Chair of the Transport Planning Society. 

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