MY JOURNEY: THE BEST WAY TO WORK

MY JOURNEY: THE BEST WAY TO WORK
Improving your business through transport
Thursday 19th March 2015, 09:00 – 16.00
Mayflower Suite, Grand Harbour Hotel
CONFERENCE BIOGRAPHIES
Peter Lipman, External Affairs Director, Sustrans
Peter is external affairs director at Sustrans, responsible for policy, communications, business development and
fundraising. In his personal capacity he is chair of trustees of Transition Network, which supports the transition movement
around the world, and of the Department for Energy and Climate Change’s Community Energy Contact Group.
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Councillor Jacqui Rayment, Southampton City Council
Councillor Jacqui Rayment has represented Bevois Ward in Southampton as a Labour Councillor since 2002. She has been
a Councillor since 1997, and became Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport on 16 July 2013, which includes all
regulatory services including the Port and Airport.
Having been born in Southampton, Jacqui knows the city and its diverse communities well, and has worked to support
many local residents with the issues that concern them.
She has held a number of Portfolios which included a range of Council Services including Community Safety, Health & Well
Being, Adult Social Care and Enforcement she also chaired the SCC Change board.
She recognises the value of both partners and Council working together to tackle the big issues that concern people who
live and work in the wider Southampton Area.
Jacqui is married with grown up children and believes in fighting for a fairer society for all with good quality housing, job
opportunities, and health equality.
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Dawn Baxendale, Chief Executive, Southampton City Council
Dawn Baxendale was appointed as Chief Executive for Southampton City Council in July 2013, having served as the
Council’s Interim Chief Executive since March 2013. Previously Dawn was the Director of Environment and Economy and
has worked in Southampton City Council since 2009. Originally from Huddersfield, Dawn has had an impressive 25 year
career in local government and has an excellent track record for providing leadership that delivers success. Starting with a
fast-track management scheme with the European Commission, in Brussels, working for the World Bank in Romania, she's
worked the length of the country, from Kirklees and Wigan to Portsmouth and Havant.
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Paul Walker, Acting Head of Transport Policy, Southampton City Council
Paul is currently the Acting Head of Transport Highways and Parking at Southampton City Council. He Responsible for the
overall delivery of transport policy and projects and has led on Strategic Relationships with partner organisations. He is
Responsible for ensuring the Capital Programme is delivered through both strategic partnerships with Capita & Balfour
Beatty but also ad hoc schemes. Paul has led specific projects including the Legible Networks and Legible Cities project
which won the Sign Design Society International Award for Way Marking in 2013 as well as developed the Smart ticketing
element of the LSTF Better Connected South Hampshire Project and overseeing its delivery. Paul also has overall
responsibility of the My Journey Programme.
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Nick Butler – National Modeshift STARS Manager, Parose
Nick has recently joined Parose Projects as National Modeshift STARS Manager and will also spend time working as a
Senior Transport Planner. He has worked on sustainable transport projects for over twelve years. For the last eight years
he has worked on Darlington Borough Council’s Sustainable Travel Demonstration Town, Cycle Demonstration Town and
Local Sustainable Transport Fund projects. He was also a member of the Modeshift Management Board from 2008 to 2015
and held the position of Vice Chair from 2011 to 2015.
Nick has vast knowledge and a track record of delivering behaviour change programmes including Programme
Management, Personalised Travel Planning, community audits, designing interventions, developing infrastructure, writing
and implementing travel plans and designing innovative solutions to complex problems. For the last three years, he has
coordinated the Personalised Travel Planning Project for Darlington Borough Council and Durham County Council which
targeted over 70,000 households. He has also set up a further round of PTP delivery that will target over 35,000
households across Durham and the Tees Valley in 2015.
As National Modeshift STARS Manager he will be coordinating the role out of the Modeshift STARS scheme to schools and
local authorities across the country after the Department for Transport provided funding to Modeshift to make STARS the
National Schools Award scheme. He is now working with Modeshift to ensure that the STARS concept can also be
successfully transferred to residential and workplace travel planning.
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Angela Trevithick - Department for Transport
Over the years, Angela Trevithick has worked on a range of policy areas, including transport accessibility and encouraging
people to travel differently during the Olympics. She is currently head of the Sustainable Accessible Travel Project
Implementation Team, where she is responsible for overall delivery of the Local Sustainable Transport Fund and Cycle
Ambition programmes.
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Jeremy Speed – Health Improvement Manager, PHE Wessex Centre
Jeremy is a Public Health Specialist who has been working in health improvement since 1995, firstly in local government
setting up one of the UK’s first exercise on referral and community based Cardiac Rehabilitation schemes. He then moved
into the private sector in 2000 working as an Exercise Physiologist for BUPA Wellness in London and then for a Corporate
Wellness start up Rude Health. Jeremy joined the NHS in 2004 and has worked at Bedford, Surrey and Berkshire Primary
Care Trusts in a variety of wellbeing roles commissioning Primary Care and Community providers to deliver smoking,
physical activity, weight management and alcohol services. His role at PHE Wessex Centre include supporting local
implementation of Tobacco, Healthy Weight and Making every Contact Count initiatives.
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Jane Abraham – Consultant, Flourish Workplace Ltd
Jane Abraham is a freelance consultant running her own business, Flourish Workplace Ltd, which specialises in
engagement, culture, health and wellbeing at work. . She is an accredited assessor for the Workplace Wellbeing Charter,
Age Inclusive E-Diagnostic and Organisation for Responsible Business. She is a Senior Lecturer on wellbeing and culture at
work, and is a regular keynote speaker in venues across Europe. Jane is a regular guest contributor to industry magazines
and the media. She is also the Vice President of the International Stress Management Association (ISMA), a Senior
Consultant for [email protected] and PTPI, and an Honorary Research Fellow of the University of Exeter Medical School.
Previously Jane has worked for the University of Exeter Medical School, Dame Carol Black and the UK Government
delivering the Black report and has won multiple awards for her wealth and wellbeing programmes.
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Lin Seikus - Apprenticeship Placement & Monitoring Officer, Carillion Construction Training
Lin Seikus is currently the lead recruiter and an Apprentice Monitor (SMSTS trained), responsible for the welfare,
wellbeing, safeguarding and health and safety for Carillion Apprentices during their journey into gaining their
qualifications, both in Centre and on Construction sites. Previous to this she has been a Civil Servant for 23 years Jobcentre plus Manager throughout Hampshire and IOW supporting and progressing vulnerable customers into training or
employment as well as developing her own staff to full potential. Lin has recently been elected school governor,
supporting St Patricks School where her granddaughter attends.
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