Peter Cole

Principal Environmental and Sustainability Officer, Transport for the North

Peter, a Chartered Environmentalist with over 17 years’ experience, has recently stepped into role as the Principal Environmental and Sustainability Officer at Transport for the North, where he is leading the development of TfN’s Decarbonisation Strategy work as well as providing wider environmental support functions in relation to the TfN’s evolving monitoring and evaluation framework, and across its projects and programmes, including Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR). 

Peter joined TfN from Temple Group, an environmental and sustainability consultancy, where he had spent 8 years, during which he founded Temple’s Manchester office and grew a multi-disciplinary team working on projects such as NPR and HS2, as well as initiating work on TfN’s decarbonisation strategy evidence base. 

Prior to this, Peter had stints working in Local Authority at the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and at consultancies Halcrow and the Transport Research Laboratory. 

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