Date: 6th August 2019
We are pleased to announce a key transport planning appointment in our Leeds office
We welcome Shazad Khan who has recently joined us as Head of Transport Planning Yorkshire and the North East.
Shazad is an experienced transport planner having spent 20 years working across the private and public sectors. He has joined us from BWB Consulting and brings specialist knowledge in providing commercially viable highways advice leading to deliverable projects.
He has gained extensive experience in guiding projects through the planning process, working from feasibility to discharging planning conditions for developments of all scales and across all sectors. He is adept at managing multi-disciplinary teams on large-scale developments.
Based in our Leeds office, Shazad will be leading our transport planning team across Yorkshire and the North East, working closely with our regional heads including Alex Vogt in the North, Matt Price in the Midlands and Steven Farthing in the South.
Shazad will be instrumental in all areas of our transport planning services which extend from the initial concept stage through to detailed design and implementation. You can view our transport planning services here.
Alex Vogt, our head of transport planning north says, “I am delighted that Shazad has joined us in this leading role from Leeds, working closely with our teams in Manchester and Liverpool. Shazad’s skills and breadth of experience will add to our existing transport planning offer in Yorkshire and the North East. Shazad’s extensive local knowledge and relationships, plus his commercial approach and expertise across a range of sectors, will enable us to provide our existing and new clients with a comprehensive service in the northern region and beyond”.
Richard Osbond, director of our Leeds office, added, “The appointment of Shazad will enable us to build upon our current offer in providing the full range of Curtins pre-planning services, alongside our civil & structural, infrastructure and geo-environmental specialisms. We aim to continue to deliver the highest quality service to the Yorkshire and North East development sector”.
Shazad Khan says, “I am delighted to join Curtins and lead their established transport planning team based in Leeds. This is a very exciting time for Yorkshire and the North East and I’m really looking forward to working with existing and new clients on projects across the region”.