Hannah Thomas

Associate Director & Head of Movement, Places and Projects
Hannah Thomas
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Hannah is a chartered transport planner with over 17 years of experience working across public and private sectors.

Hannah has worked across local authority, international sporting events and consultancy. Her experience includes working as a sponsor for Crossrail to integrate the stations with the existing London Underground stations, as venue transport manager for the area surrounding the Olympic Park at the London 2012 Olympics and managing public realm scheme development at London Borough of Camden.

At Steer, Hannah draws upon her operational and planning experience and a passion for improving accessibility to manage complex multi-disciplinary projects such as station interchange design and development infrastructure studies. Hannah also leads our UK urban freight planning work.

Hannah has a passion for accessibility and believes our transport system should be accessible to all. As well as supporting clients to develop prioritisation criteria for investment into accessibility improvements through evidence-based approaches, Hannah has acted as Accessible Transport Manager for the two most recent UK Commonwealth Games (Birmingham 2022 and Glasgow 2014), using her understanding of different people’s needs in a practical way. Hannah helps local authorities embed accessible and inclusive design into their programmes through a range of stakeholder engagement.

Hannah is also Head of our Movement, Place and Projects practice.

Articles and insights by this expert

14 Jun 2024

Live music and sport should be open to all, focusing on accessibility benefits everyone

 Often event plans are designed for the masses, and considering people with additional needs is often an afterthought.

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21 Sep 2023

Rail freight: a decarbonisation solution?

Rail’s role in freight fits neatly alongside issues of increasing consumer logistics, decreasing passenger numbers and net zero goals.

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