BECG and Cavendish Advocacy appoint former Government Minister Steve Norris as Senior Strategic Advisor

Written by

Jennifer Ball


BECG has appointed Steve Norris, former Transport Minister, Conservative Party Vice Chairman and twice candidate for London Mayor, as a Senior Strategic Advisor to provide additional experience, expertise, and insight across housing, infrastructure, energy and renewables and the future of the UK’s towns and cities.

Steve Norris will also work closely with political and corporate communications consultancy Cavendish Advocacy, which is part of BECG – a group of over 100 communications specialists, PRCA UK Consultancy of the Year and 1st in PRWeek’s Public Affairs rankings.

Steve has extensive global experience in infrastructure, property, and transportation. He currently chairs Soho Estates, This Land, and Driver Group plc and provides expert counsel and strategic advice to businesses operating in infrastructure, property, energy and transportation. He is President of ITS-UK, the UK arm of the ITS Global Network and a former board member of Transport for London. He is Chairman of the Council of the National Infrastructure Planning Association.

He will be providing a unique blend of strategic political advice and direct commercial experience to the Consultancy and will provide expert advice on major policy matters including such as sustainability and the journey towards net zero, building beautiful, hydrogen as a green alternative and will also focus on the green high street revolution.

BECG’s CEO, Stephen Pomeroy, commented:

Steve brings with him over forty years’ of political and commercial experience across key areas including housing, transport, energy and the environment, as such he is expertly placed to advise our team of consultants and clients as the UK looks towards a green economic recovery out of the pandemic.

Speaking of his appointment, Steve, said:

I’m delighted to be working with the BECG and Cavendish teams.  They are enormously talented and motivated and the challenges the company is engaged in are among the most important this country faces. The UK’s green economic recovery can not only help us as we look towards our climate targets but will also help breathe life back into our high streets, develop new and innovative transport infrastructure, and cultivate new industries as we continue to move away from fossil fuels.



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