Head of Transport,
West of England Combined Authority
Jason has over 25 years of experience in the Highway and Transport sector, working within or alongside public sector organisations. Jason is a Chartered Civil Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers. As Head of Transport at WECA, it is his role to ensure that the operation of the transport network, associated strategies and major schemes are delivered and aligned across the West of England region, through close working with WECA’s constituent Councils, neighbouring authorities, and a multitude of partners such as Highways England, DfT, Network Rail and major developers. Jason works in a highly visible environment, providing technical advice on transport strategy, policies and schemes to the regional Mayor; he oversees investment in major transport schemes from WECA’s Transforming Cities Fund and from WECA’s Investment Fund; and works with stakeholders locally and nationally to secure sufficient forward funding to deliver on the region’s transport vision and to support its housing and economic growth.