NSL, one of the country’s leading outsource service providers, has confirmed the appointment of Chris Harrison as Associate Director of the group’s specialist design and public realm consultancy, Project Centre Ltd. He joins the expanding consultancy as its annual revenue tops £8m, having experienced growth well in excess of 50% over the past three years.
Formerly Traffic Manager with the London Borough of Waltham Forest led on the highly successful £27million Mini Holland Programme to encourage and support cycling and walking within the borough. He also played an instrumental role in the development and implementation of the borough’s movement and parking strategy for London 2012 Olympic Games and was the boroughs traffic management lead for Stage 3 of the 2014 Tour de France.
Chris has over 12 years’ experience in project management, transport planning, road safety engineering and safety auditing across both the public and private sector and has worked regularly in close partnership with Transport for London. An accomplished public speaker, he has given presentations at a wide range of conferences as well as local and national cycling events and the first Streets for Play Conference.
“We’re delighted that Chris is joining the team as his knowledge and experience of policy, funding and stakeholder engagement will be invaluable as we look to build on the consultancy’s success over the past three years” says Project Centre’s Managing Director, Keith Hanshaw. “The range of highly successful projects and recent programmes for which Chris has been responsible provide emphatic evidence of the opportunities and potential for improving accessibility, inclusion and well-being of local communities – all qualities that lie at the heart of Project Centre’s philosophy.”