Spencer Palmer (CHAIR)

Director, Transport and Mobility London Councils

Spencer has over 30 years of experience working as a transport professional in local and central government.


He has managed traffic, transport and highways services for several authorities in London and the South East and was previously Deputy Director of Traffic at the Department for Transport. At DfT his responsibilities covered all traffic, parking and streetworks legislation, traffic signs regulations and related publications.


Spencer’s current role at London Councils involves policy development and the provision of support to the London Boroughs on a range of traffic, transport and parking matters. He is also responsible for delivering London-wide services including the Freedom Pass concessionary travel scheme and London Tribunals.

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