Iain Simmons

Iain Simmons, Assistant Director of City Transportation at the City of London Corporation

Iain is responsible for road danger reduction, behaviour change, transport strategy & monitoring, development planning, major projects and network performance.

He is a Member of both the Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE) and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (MIHT) and has served on professional and institutional committees and was the Chairman of the Local Government Technical Advisers Group 1 (LoTAG) for 10 years.  He was appointed to the Mayor of London’s Roads Task Force in 2013.

Having worked at the ‘City’ for over 30 years, Iain has been responsible for the transformation of the City’s transportation and street environment. Delivering what are now called Healthy Streets, Iain has led the award winning changes to Cheapside, Holborn Circus, Aldgate, the introduction of two-way cycling and has just overseen the dramatic change at Bank Junction.

Iain works closely with the City of London Police to maintain the safety of The Square Mile, known and is involved with the installation of Heavy Vehicle Mitigation (HMV) measures, including barges on the City’s bridges, and the ongoing security of buildings and crowded places.