Mott MacDonald says it’s focussed on the future after DfT reappointment

Mott MacDonald has been re-appointed by UK’s Department for Transport as its Futures and Foresight Support Advisor. Mott MacDonald will continue helping the DfT embed ‘futures thinking’ into its decision-making processes. ‘Futures thinking’ is an approach that supports decision making at the strategic planning stage of projects. Projects commissioned will make use of the GO-Science Futures […]

MottMac, Arcadis and CPCS win DfT framework position

A partnership between Mott MacDonald, Arcadis and CPCS has secured a position as prime consultant on the UK Department for Transport’s new STARThree framework.   The new framework will replace the existing Specialist Technical Advisory for Rail and other modes (STARTwo) framework, which enables access to high quality, professionally qualified and experienced specialist third party advisory support for a range of service requirements.  After each individually supporting the DfT over the past […]

Mott MacDonald opens new office in Birmingham

Engineering, management and development consultancy Mott MacDonald has moved to a new larger office in Birmingham having more than doubled its staff over the last five years to reach 550 people, with the office having space for up 700 people. With continued growth forecasted, the move cements the consultancy’s commitment to clients and projects across […]

The race to decarbonise roads on this week’s Highways Voices

This week’s Highways Voices returns to the keynote session at Highways UK to discuss the important subject of decarbonising our roads. The discussion featured representatives of National Highways, Mott MacDonald, Arcadis and Costain, who discussed goals, commitment and how to change behaviour. The panel also discusses the move to electric vehicles and whether we can […]

Mott MacDonald appoints Thomas Knight as transport development director, UK and Europe

Mott MacDonald has appointed Thomas Knight as development director for its UK and Europe transport business. The company says that in his new role, he will “focus on bringing technical excellence to clients, supporting the consultancy’s account leadership programme and external client engagement”. Knight (pictured) brings broad experience and skills to this key strategic role […]

Mott MacDonald Apprentice wins ITS (UK) Essay Award

First year apprentice Leora Wilson, who studies at Leeds College of Building as part of her apprenticeship with Mott MacDonald, has won the ITS (UK) Essay Award for her entry around the use of ITS to improve the environmental impact of transport. Entrants were asked to write an essay around “The Innovative Application of ITS […]

Highways UK starts today

The UK’s flagship highways and transport event, Highways UK, starts today in Hall 9 & 10 at the Birmingham NEC. As well as two halls full of exhibitors including all the major tier 1 contractors, National Highways and the rest highways supply chain, there are several theatres covering a number of important subjects over the […]

ITS (UK) launching new Forum focussing on data

The UK’s Intelligent Transport Society has decided to set up an expert forum to discuss and develop ideas on how the growing amount of data in the transport/mobility sector can be best used. ITS (UK) has discussed data use across its forums in the past, particularly in its Urban Authority, Public Transport and Connected Vehicle […]

New roads director for MottMac in Scotland

Mott MacDonald has appointed Mark Baynham as director of roads Scotland with responsibility for delivering projects and developing the consultancy’s offering throughout the country. He has 30 years of experience in roads and the public sector and will be responsible is a chartered civil engineer. Baynham joins from the Cabinet Office, and has previously worked […]

MottMac delivers digital tools for HE

Mott MacDonald has announced it’s successfully delivered an intelligent asset monitoring and management system that supports Highways England’s technology operations capability. The consultancy worked with Fujitsu to deliver the Tools for the Technology Operations Capability (T-TOC) project developing and implementing a suite of software tools that monitor and manage electronic assets across Highways England’s network. […]


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