Paul Chapman

 Partner, Westbourne Communications

Paul is a Chartered Surveyor with 30 years experience in Infrastructure. At Westbourne Communications he leads the Transport and Infrastructure practice and uses his knowledge of working with Government, Local Authorities, Industry and communities to provide strategic counsel in external communications and stakeholder engagement. Paul is currently supporting HS2 Ltd as Cities and Region Adviser having been on secondment to HS2 Ltd throughout 2013 as the Interim Communications Director.

As Managing Director of HS1 Ltd, Paul led the business from its construction phase, through the transition into a highly successful infrastructure business with world class performance and strong prospects for additional international operators which culminated with the purchase of the business for £2.1bn by Borealis and Ontario Teacher Pension Plan.