Darran Messem new transport head

Madano appoints Darran Messem as transport head

Madano, the strategic communications consultancy, has appointed Darran Messem as director and head of its new transport practice.

He will advise transport clients on the challenges and opportunities posed by issues including emerging technologies, new infrastructure, pollution and fleet optimisation. He will also lead the agency’s sustainable development work.

Messem joins from the Carbon Trust, where he was managing director of Carbon Trust Certification and international director. He is also chairman of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership, a membership and delivery organisation sponsored by the Department for Transport.

“Madano provides clients with outstanding clarity of strategic thinking and quality of delivery,” said Messem. “Having known the company for many years I’m delighted to be able to use my experience in transport and sustainable development to help the company grow in these areas.”

Michael Evans, Madano’s managing partner, added: “Darran is a perfect fit for Madano – with deep knowledge of both transport and sustainable development, coupled with his experience advising businesses and organisations at the very highest level.”

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