Russell Simmons

Managing Director Ballast Nedam Parking

A charted construction manager and chartered building Engineer, Russell is the founder of Stripe Consulting who specialise in the car park built environment, he has been chair of the parking structures group at the BPA for almost 10 years and also chairs the suicide prevention group and fire risk in car parks group. He has contributed to industry publications, appeared on TV and spoken at several high-profile events on the subject of car park design and construction. He is currently Managing director of Ballast Nedam Parking, which is the parking specialist division of the large construction group, Ballast Nedam.

My Speaker Sessions

Tuesday 14 June 2022


Fire risk in multi-storey car parks

14:30 - 15:15

Russell Simmons, chair of the BPA Parking Structures group, will lead a panel discussion on the importance of Fire Risk Assessments and the need to update the ADB. The panel will also discuss a guide on fire safety within your car park.


Suicide prevention in multi-storey car parks: Practical guidance

15:30 - 16:15

Russell Simmons, chair of the BPA Parking Structures group, will lead a panel discussion looking at suicide prevention in car parks and the steps that can be taken to minimize the risk. The panel will give some practical solutions and discuss the current guidance being produced by the BPA.

Wednesday 15 June 2022


Women in parking panel discussion and drinks reception

15:30 - 18:00

Sponsored by DCBL, this session will highlight the important government campaign - Tackling violence against women and girls strategy – which is also supported by the DFT. We will look at how the parking sector can support this? The panel will be made up with the BPA, Women In Parking, Women In Rail and Women In Transport.