Keith Mitchell

Keith Mitchell

Keith Mitchell

Chairman

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Keith Mitchell

BSc, MSc, MTPS, FCIHT, FCILT, TPP

Keith obtained a scholarship with RM Douglas Construction in 1978. He studied Civil Engineering at Southampton University and holds a Master’s degree in Transport Planning and Engineering. He joined Peter Brett Associates in 1984, was invited into partnership in 1994, and was elected chairman of PBA in 2010, with responsibility for the strategic development of the Practice.

Keith remains actively involved in some of PBA’s most high-profile projects, including the Thames Tideway tunnel and the Lewisham Gateway, Old Oak Common, UK Central and Ebbsfleet development schemes.

Keith served as Chairman of the Transport Planning Society in 2001; Chairman of the Transport Planning Skills Initiative between 2002 and 2004, Chairman of the TPP Professional Standards Committee between 2008 and 2010, and Board Chairman of the National Infrastructure Planning Association from its inception until 2015. 

With an active interest in nurturing young transport professionals, Keith is currently Chairman of the BIS-sponsored Transport Apprenticeship Trailblazer. He is also a member of the People 1st Member’s Council, and of the Outer London Commission.

Latest posts

Garden cities & movement: achieving 'good growth'

Garden cities & movement: achieving 'good growth'

Why factoring in travel trends and achieving 'good growth' should be so important to the garden cities movement.


Keith Mitchell, Chairman
Turning transport planning on its head: part II

Turning transport planning on its head: part II

Turning transport planning on its head: part II


Keith Mitchell, Chairman
Turning transport planning on its head: part I

Turning transport planning on its head: part I

New Government announcements this month highlight a changed local transport agenda. Keith Mitchell looks at why we need to turn transport planning on its head.


Keith Mitchell, Chairman
Housing for the young and urban

Housing for the young and urban

Will the Starter Homes Land Fund drive town centre development?


Keith Mitchell, Chairman
Explaining the case for infrastructure projects

Explaining the case for infrastructure projects

Why early engagement with the British public on major infrastructure projects is so important to their success.


Keith Mitchell, Chairman
NIC announcement is encouraging news

NIC announcement is encouraging news

Our Chairman welcomes national infrastructure oversight.


Keith Mitchell, Chairman