Andrew Summers

Transport East

Strategic Director

Transport East

Andrew is Strategic Director at Transport East, the Sub-national Transport Body for Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Southend and Thurrock: “Our vision is of a thriving economy for the east, with fast, reliable and resilient transport networks, driving forward a future of inclusive and sustainable growth for decades to come”.

As a partnership, Transport East brings together local transport and planning authorities, Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) and business leaders, alongside Network Rail and National Highways: “We enable the partnership to speak with one voice on the issues of transport and infrastructure investment, working closely with Central Government”.

Andrew joined Transport East in spring 2020, having previously led Transport for London’s Active Travel strategy team. Andrew is currently leading Transport East’s work programme, including the development of our inaugural Transport Strategy, a prioritised Investment and Delivery Plan, and a package of measures to support economic recovery and decarbonisation.

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