Stakeholder & Partnership Manager, Transport for London
Heather has worked for TfL for 5 years as a Stakeholder and Partnerships Manager within Road User Charging (RUC). RUC’s responsibilities include the Congestion Charging (CC), the Low Emission Zone (LEZ), and processing notices for civil traffic contraventions on the red route.
Heather was responsible for forging partnerships and securing investment from over 60 private and public sector organisations to deliver 1,400 electric vehicle charge points into Source London, a Mayoral commitment to make London the electric vehicle capital of London. Taking this commitment one step further, Heather is now working on delivering the Mayor’s vision to make London the Ultra Low Emission Vehicle capital of Europe through delivering a network of 150 rapid charge points by the end of 2018. Heather also regularly engages with stakeholders on CC & LEZ, including acting as a subject matter expert to international government officials and ensuring that stakeholders are consulted, informed and fully aware of any changes to the schemes.
This session will examine how successful low-emission zones currently are at improving air quality in city centres and how much further they can be taken in the drive towards zero-emission urban transport…