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Tim Foster

Interim Strategy and Programme Director - Transport for the North

Tim Foster is interim Strategy and Programme Director at Transport for the North and has led TfN’s input and advice to Government on the Integrated Rail Plan. He played a key role in preparing Transport for the North’s Strategic Transport Plan as well as developing TfN’s ground breaking analytical programme, and also led the development of the Strategic Outline Business Case for Northern Powerhouse Rail. Prior to joining TfN in 2016, Tim spent more than 20 years in the Government Economic Service, mostly at the Department for Work and Pensions where he was head of labour market analysis and strategy.