Head of Transport Policy
West Yorkshire Combined Authority
Liz Hunter is currently the Head of Transport Policy at the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. Liz previously worked at Leeds City Council. Before moving North, Liz worked in the Civil Service – mostly within the Department for Transport with secondments to High Speed Two Ltd and HM Treasury. Whilst in the Civil Service, Liz worked on policy development, legislation and on spending reviews.
As Head of Transport Policy, Liz’s current role is to deliver the West Yorkshire Transport Strategy. This includes shaping the plans for investment for the region, the thinking on transport devolution and working closely with Transport for the North and partners on shaping national investments including Northern Powerhouse Rail, High Speed Two and Transpennine Route Upgrade.