Chris Lamont joins PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, as a partner in the Transport team, to lead PA’s Digital Capability in the sector. He will be leading PA’s digital work in transport, supporting clients with their digital transformation journeys and helping them implement new digital solutions and experiences. Chris brings 20 years’ experience in digital transformation, innovation and digital development, primarily within the transport, media and retail sectors.
Before joining PA, Chris spent 15 years with the management consultancy North Highland, where he led its Transport and Infrastructure practice, working with clients in rail, bus, government, ports and aviation, and expanding into areas such as digital strategy, smart-ticketing and modernising infrastructure maintenance.
PA helps governments, regulators, transport operators and infrastructure providers devise the right strategies and harness breakthrough technologies to offer safe, efficient transport today, and plan for the uncertainty of tomorrow. With over 200 people globally, the team has a strong presence in the UK, Netherlands and across the Nordics. PA is a trusted consulting partner for the Transport sector and infrastructure providers throughout Europe and renowned for its technology capability. This includes market-leading Agile, Digital Transformation, Cloud Platform and Data offerings.
David Oliver, Global Head of Transport at PA, said: “We are excited to welcome Chris to the team. He is an experienced digital strategist, and his focus on transport and infrastructure will help our clients going through significant digital transformation take advantage of emerging trends and major new growth opportunities.”
Chris Lamont added: “I am delighted to be joining the team at such an exciting and disruptive time for the transport sector. I’m convinced digital has a huge role to play in helping the sector respond to the challenges posed by COVID-19, and help the industry adapt to changing passenger behaviours and expectations. With PA’s mix of cross-sector global industry experience and its diverse culture of innovation, we’re in a great place to solve the industry’s biggest challenges with many of our existing and new clients.”