Simon Cartwright has joined Mott MacDonald’s transport planning team in Dubai where he will focus on projects across the Middle East.
Simon 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.
Simon is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation. He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Aided Engineering Design from Strathclyde University and a BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering from the University of Glasgow.
Over the past 12 years, Simon has gained invaluable experience delivering projects throughout the Middle East where he managed clients regulatory and authority requirements.
Simon 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 the Dubai Expo 2020.
In his new role Simon will concentrate on advisory and future mobility, deliver professional and technical excellence liaising with other leaders internationally, as well as advising on key future trends in the industry. He will be responsible for project directorship and delivery, team development and management, business development and customer liaison.
Andy Stevenson, Mott MacDonald’s, transport sector leader in the Middle East, said: “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.”
Simon added “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.”