Gareth Long is leading on the Department for Transport (DfT) communications function during LISW 19.
Gareth has joined the DfT after spending over ten years at Transport for London (TfL). He was involved in many projects including improving the performance and output of customer correspondence and developing and launching the Sarah Hope Incident Support Service; a service to assist those involved in or affected by serious incidents on the TfL network. He was one of the principal support officers following the 2015 Croydon Tram incident.
Gareth has also been an Assembly Liaison Officer managing the relationship between the Greater London Authority and TfL, preparing briefings, correspondence and Mayors Question responses for the Mayor of London, as well as preparing briefings for Peoples Question Time events and briefings for the Executive Management Team.
Outside of work, Gareth has also served as a Governor at University College of London Hospital where he advised on Transport, Information Governance and Neonatal Care issues.