Dr Nick Bisson

Director, HS2 Phase 2 and North at Department for Transport (DfT)

Director, HS2 Phase 2 and North, Department for Transport
Continuing Policy Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy

Nick is the Director for High Speed Two Phase Two in the Department for Transport. He sponsors the £25bn project for the HS2 route from Birmingham to Manchester and Leeds, working closely with local partners and the Government’s delivery body, HS2 Ltd.

Nick holds a PhD in the theory of statistics from the University of Warwick, and a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Durham.

  • In news articles

    Levelling up: Policy, place and people

    In the first of the 2021 Bennett Institute 'Levelling up' seminar series we frame the discussion of what levelling up has been historically, and establish what can be done in the future to help increase regional economic equality in the UK.

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    How can the Policy Fellowship help decision makers in government?

    The Centre for Science and Policy held a reception in Cambridge last month at the McGrath Centre in St Catharine's College. Along with a chance for CSaP to thank it's many contributors in Cambridge, it was also an opportunity for academics to hear from two Policy Fellows about how their Fellowship had helped them in their roles.