NIPA’s Council is formed from the different sectors and disciplines that NIPA covers. Members of the Council, who must be members of NIPA, are appointed by NIPA’s Board Chairman in consultation with NIPA’s Board. Membership of the Council is distributed across sectors and disciplines to ensure that none becomes dominant. Members of the Board are expected to attend meetings of the Council.
- PROJECT PROMOTERS
- TRANSPORT PLANNING
- STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT
- LOCAL GOVERNMENT
National Infrastructure Planning Association Council Chairman
Steven Norris is Chairman of Soho Estates. He was a Conservative MP for 14 years and Minister for Transport from 1992 to 1996.
He is credited with forcing through the Jubilee Line Extension as a minister and took the first Crossrail Bill through Parliament. Having retired from Parliament in 1997 he was his party’s candidate for Mayor of London in 2000 and 2004. He has unrivalled experience of virtually all transport modes and is a former Board Member of Transport for London and a current Commissioner of the Independent Transport Commission. Steve is President of ITS UK, the national telematics forum, a Patron of the Campaign for Better Transport (formerly Transport 2000), a Vice-President of the National Society for Clean Air and Environmental Protection and a former Chairman of the Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards. He founded the National Cycling Strategy Board, now Cycle England. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and Institution of Highways and Transportation. Among his professional appointments he has been Director General of the Road Haulage Association, President of the Motorcycle Industry Association, Chairman of First Group’s London Bus Operations, Executive Chairman of Jarvis plc, Chairman of Saferoad BLG the leading contractor on motorway and trunk road safety infrastructure, Non-Executive Director of Speedcheck Services now Jenoptik and Senior Independent Director of ITIS Holdings plc, the real time traffic information provider now Inrix.