Dr Nick Jones

Head of City Regions and Placemaking at Department for Transport (DfT)

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Head of City Regions and Placemaking at Department for Transport

Nick Jones has been Head of City Regions and Placemaking at the Department for Transport since July 2020. His work includes strategic thinking on the future of transport devolution for city regions in England and managing funding streams focused on intra-city transport.

Previously he was an Epidemiologist at Public Health England, working in a team developing models to inform public health decision-making for non-communicable diseases. Prior to this he worked at the Department for Transport, joining the department in 2016 through the Civil Service Fast Stream.

Nick completed a PhD in Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Cambridge, during which he spent three months as an ESRC-funded intern at CSaP. His research was focused on dietary public health and food security.

To read about Nick's experience as a Policy Intern at CSaP see here.

  • 21 October 2021, 3pm

    CSaP annual meeting & reception 2021

    On 21 October 2021, CSaP hosted its first in-person networking event since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The annual meeting and reception, held at the Royal Academy of Engineering in London, provided an opportunity for 115 public policy professionals, industry leaders, and researchers to meet and share their experiences to improve decision-making.

  • 28 June 2018, 9am

    Expertise, trust and public policy

    Expertise, trust and public policy. The 2018 CSaP Annual Conference will be held at the Royal Society on 28 June.