Mott MacDonald appoints Simon Cartwright to transport planning team

In his role he will concentrate on advisory and future mobility, deliver professional and technical excellence and liaise with other global leaders

Mott MacDonald has announced that Simon Cartwright has joined its transport planning team in Dubai and will focus on projects across the Middle East. Over the past 12 years, he is said to have gained experience delivering projects throughout the Middle East, where he managed clients regulatory and authority requirements.

He joins Mott MacDonald from WSP in Dubai where he was regional sector lead for transport planning and worked on the Red Sea Airport Masterplan, Emirates Tower Development Masterplan, Etihad Rail Freight & Passenger Forecasting Models and EXPO 2020 Dubai.

According to a statement from Mott MacDonald, in his role he will concentrate on advisory and future mobility, deliver professional and technical excellence, liaising with other leaders internationally, as well as provide advice on key future trends in the industry. He will also be responsible for project directorship and delivery, team development and management, business development and customer liaison.

“It is with great pleasure that we welcome Simon to Mott MacDonald. He has been a key figure in the Middle East for a number of years and we are delighted he has chosen Mott MacDonald to continue his career development journey. Simon is well known for his ability to lead, develop and grow mobility teams and he will be key to expanding our offer, advising key clients on future trends in the industry as well as advising on the implementation of futureproofed strategies to implement mobility solutions,” said Andy Stevenson, Mott MacDonald’s, transport sector leader in the Middle East.

Cartwright has 20 years’ experience in mobility and transport planning. He holds a holistic understanding of the role of transport planning and mobility in society through his knowledge in scheme development, design and delivery and subsequent operational analysis on a wide range of transport projects, the statement noted.

“I am excited to join Mott MacDonald as they hold an enviable reputation working within the transport and mobility planning space. Collectively, we are experiencing unparalleled disruption in how we plan and design for the future and I look forward to working closely and collaboratively with our clients to achieve our dual goals of creating transport and mobility solutions which promote sustainability, embrace technology advancements in a considered manner and ultimately create and deliver people-centric solutions,” explained Cartwright.

He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation, and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Aided Engineering Design from Strathclyde University, and a BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering from the University of Glasgow.


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