Strengthening our North transportation leadership team

Hannah Hardman
Faithful+Gould, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has added to its senior team in the North as it looks to increase its footprint in the transportation sector.

Rob Whitham joins Faithful+Gould as Regional Director from Turner and Townsend to help drive growth in the North West transportation sector. Rob will be focused on bringing his industry-wide transport experience to key clients in the North, including his extensive work with Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), Highways England, and Network Rail.


Rob’s appointment follows a number of other key transportation appointments for Faithful+Gould in the region including Lee Askew, Huw Oeppen, Richard Shore, and Phil Lynch.


Mike Odling, Director of Transportation in the North at Faithful+Gould, said: “We are strengthening our transportation team to focus on clients across the North and ensure that we can address their needs by providing exceptional people with a breadth of experience. Our focus on this region and sector will continue in 2021 as we further bolster our teams and deliver the transformational transportation projects the North needs.”
Faithful+Gould has a long history in the North, with a portfolio of transformational transportation projects across the region including Rail Systems Integration Partner for Network Rail’s East Coast Digital Programme, Transport for Greater Manchester’s Interchange programme and Highways England.

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