Our Team

Transport East Management Team

Strategic Director - Andrew Summers

Andrew joined Transport East following five years as Strategy and Planning Manager at Transport for London where he led on London’s cycling and walking strategies. Prior to this, Andrew was Team Leader for Transport Policy and Growth at Hertfordshire County Council.

Contact Andrew at Andrew.Summers@suffolk.gov.uk

The Transport East partnership is supported by a Transport East Strategic Officers Group,

comprising the following representatives from across the region:


  • Alastair Southgate, Head of Future Transport Strategy, Essex County Council
  • Graeme Mateer, Head of Transport Strategy, Suffolk County Council
  • David Cumming, Strategic Transport Team Manager, Norfolk County Council
  • Mat Kiely, Transportation Services Strategic Lead, Thurrock Council
  • Neil Hoskins, Group Manager, Strategic Transport and Planning Policy, Southend-on-Sea Council
  • Karen Chapman, Growth Programme Partnership Manager, Suffolk Growth Programme Board
  • Laura Waters, Infrastructure Manager, New Anglia LEP
  • Howard Davies, Capital Programme Manager, South East LEP
  • Mark Lucas, Consultant Transport Advisor, London Stansted Cambridge Consortium
  • Matthew Taylor, Network Planning Division, Highways England
  • Francesca Day, Public Affairs Manager, Essex County Council
  • Andy Allsopp, Head of Communications, Essex County Council
  • Adam Thorp, Policy and Programme Manager, East of England Local Government Association