Steven Bishop

Steven Bishop

Steven has almost 20 years’ experience in transport planning and economic development in the UK and North America. He provides advice on developing place-based and long-range strategies, with a focus on zero carbon planning, as well as meeting wider sustainable development goals. To complement strategy development, he has been leading Steer’s efforts to overcome some of the most challenging aspects of quantified carbon impact assessment, as well as developing expertise in scenario planning; policy and governance advice; and making the case for funding and innovative funding and financing approaches.

In 2013, Steven joined the UK Government’s Cabinet Office for 18 months. He was Senior Policy Advisor to the Cities & Local Growth Unit advising ministers and local leaders on City Deals, Growth Deals and Strategic Economic Plans, and the very early days of Devolution Deals. During his time at the Cabinet Office, he worked across local economic development, specialising in transport and infrastructure.

Articles and insights by this expert

19 Aug 2022

Cycling as a technology solution

Too often, technology is now only seen as something involving digital elements, reliant on software, microchips, and sensors to be successful.

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13 Aug 2020

Steer chosen to deliver 'building blocks' for Transport for the South East strategic investment plan

Following the recent publication of its thirty-year transport strategy, sub-national transport body Transport for the South East has started work on a series of area and thematic studies to inform its strategic investment plan. We are delighted to be working in a joint team with WSP and Atkins to deliver the area studies programme. 

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