Burges Salmon hosts virtual transport roundtable in Net Zero series

For the tenth instalment in its virtual ‘Road to Net Zero’ roundtable series, the firm brought together sector leaders to discuss delivery of transport projects

01 December 2021

On Tuesdsay 30 November, independent UK law firm Burges Salmon hosted the latest virtual roundtable in its ‘Road to Net Zero’ series which brought together sector leaders and key stakeholders to discuss the key themes, challenges and opportunities in delivering transport Net Zero projects.

The roundtable marked the tenth in the series launched by Burges Salmon to address the challenges and opportunities of achieving the government’s Net Zero 2050 target, with the firm welcoming key organisations such as Costain, South Western Railway, Alstom, Abellio, Rock Rail, Translink, FirstBus and Milton Keynes Council to the virtual event.

Burges Salmon partner Brioney Thomas, who Heads the firm’s Transport team, facilitated the discussion, which was kicked off with a presentation 
from Jamie Colquhoun, Transport Energy and EV Adviser at Costain. Jamie shared details of the organisation’s involvement in a clean transport related project for South East Wales, which has so far brought together Welsh Water, Costain, Cardiff Council and Welsh Government.

Brioney says: “Our ‘Road to Net Zero’ series brings together a unique combination of participants and offers a platform for learning and inspiring. Our ninth roundtable touched on a range of topics and demonstrated how important it is for organisations from all parts of the sector to engage and collaborate in order to accelerate delivering transport Net Zero projects and  achieve the UK’s target.”

With thanks to all who attended: Abellio, Alstom, BVLRA, Costain, FirstBus, Milton Keynes Council, Rock Rail, South Western Railway, Translink.

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Brioney Thomas

Brioney Thomas Partner

  • Head of Transport
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