Katie Day

Transport for the North (TfN)

Director of Strategy, Analysis and Communications

Transport for the North (TfN)

Katie Day is Transport for the North’s Director of Strategy, Analysis and Communications, having joined the organisation in February 2023.

Katie has over 20 years’ experience working in public bodies and central government. Before joining TfN, she spent over five years as Director of Policy and Communications at the Office for Nuclear Regulation. She also worked at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) as Head of Operations for the Regional Growth Fund, and, at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) leading internal communications and strategic policy. Previously, she held a variety of leadership and management roles at the South East England Development Agency (SEEDA), focused on urban and rural regeneration, enterprise and business growth and economic development.

Katie’s TfN Leadership Team profile:

“Katie Day leads our Strategy, Analysis and Communications Directorate, which includes our policy and engagement teams and TAME function.

Her portfolio includes leading the revised Strategic Transport Plan, the updated Northern Powerhouse Independent Economic Review, and establishing a refreshed communications and engagement strategy.

Katie also oversees our decarbonisation, freight and logistics, transport-related social exclusion strategy, and research work”.

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