Deborah Paton

Glasgow City Council

Head of Transport Strategy

Glasgow City Council

After training as an urban planner at the start of her career, Deborah has specialised in transport planning and is a Transport Planning Professional. She has over 22 years of experience in private and public sectors, specialising in strategy, appraisal, monitoring and evaluation, engagement and consultation, project development and delivery. She joined Glasgow City Council in 2019 to develop a new local transport strategy for the city in the form of the Glasgow Transport Strategy.

Deborah has been Head of Transport Strategy at Glasgow City Council since March 2022 and is now focused on progressing the delivery of a suite of new transport strategies developed for the city over the last 2 years. More details at

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