Nicola Kane joins Steer as a Director

Nicola KaneNicola Kane joins Steer after eight years at Transport for Greater Manchester, where she was Head of Strategic Planning, Insight, and Innovation. She led the development of Greater Manchester’s award-winning fourth local transport plan (Greater Manchester Transport Strategy for 2040); and a supporting Five-year Transport Delivery Plan, which formed the basis of the combined authority’s recent £1bn+ City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement. 

Nicola also played a key role in developing new policy agendas, such as a Streets for All Strategy and new City Centre Transport Strategy; transport decarbonisation analysis; and new mobility programmes, including e-cargobike, EV car club and e-scooter trials. 

Prior to joining TfGM, Nicola spent 15 years working in consultancy roles at Peter Brett Associates and JMP Consultants on area-wide transport strategies, masterplans, major planning applications and travel behaviour change projects. Nicola is a chartered town planner (MRTPI) and transport planning professional (TPP) and was awarded TPS Transport Planner of the Year in 2017.  

Lisa Martin, Steer: I am delighted to welcome Nicola to the Steer family. Nicola will build, strengthen, and expand our relationships with clients in the North of England with a remit to support work winning across a range of our services. She will play a pivotal role in building our team based in Manchester, as well as draw on her  technical expertise to support the delivery of our work in transport policy and strategy.Nicola said ‘I am really looking forward to working together with all the great people at Steer and collaborating with our partners. Everyone has been extremely welcoming and I wanted to say thank you.’



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