Transport Forum

The Transport Forum is an advisory group bringing together representatives of a wider group of stakeholders including user groups, transport owners and operators, business groups, environmental groups and delivery partners. 

It meets quarterly and provides expertise, intelligence and advice to the Senior Officer Group and the Partnership Board. Membership of the Transport Forum is by invitation and is reviewed regularly with partners.

For future meeting dates or to download or view agendas, minutes and reports, please click the link below.


Geoff French

Geoff is a civil engineer and former chairman of the firm Scott Wilson. He was president of the Institution of Civil Engineers and chairman of the Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership. He has worked on transport planning, design and management projects throughout the UK and in China, the Middle East and Africa.

Transport Forum members

Associated British Ports Southampton

Association of Directors of Public Health 

Brighton & Hove Buses

British Ports Association

Campaign to Protect Rural England


Civil Engineering Contractors Association

Coast to Capital LEP

Confederation of Passenger Transport

Department for Transport

District and borough authorities (representatives from Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire)

Energy UK

Enterprise M3 LEP

Federation of Small Businesses

First Group

Friends of the Earth

Gatwick Airport

Go South Coast

Heathrow Airport

Highways England


John Lewis Partnership

Kent Chamber of Commerce

London Thamesport

Logistics UK

Motorcycle Action Group

Network Rail

Port of Dover

Premier Energy

Rail Delivery Group


Road Haulage Association

Solent LEP

South Downs National Park

South Downs Society

South East England Councils

South East LEP

South Western Railway

Southampton Airport

Stagecoach Group

Sussex Community Rail Partnership


Thames Valley Berkshire LEP

Transport Action Network

Transport Focus

Transport for London

Transport Planning Society


University of Portsmouth

Western Gateway