Jim Steer

Non-Executive Director & Founder
Jim Steer

Jim is the founder of Steer and was the CEO for the first 25 years. Jim is a chartered civil engineer and has extensive experience in transport strategy and planning.

Jim has led multiple major projects in Britain and Ireland, USA, and other countries worldwide. His experience encompasses planning, appraisal, policy and business strategy; advising national and regional government and state agencies, and corporate entities. Jim has played a major role in urban transit planning and he initiated Britain’s high-speed rail programme. He was also seconded to the Executive of the Strategic Rail Authority as head of its strategic planning function.

At Steer, Jim continues to provide high-level advice and guidance to our project teams, as well as having an advisory role for senior management clients. Jim is also a member of our Board of Directors.

We are Steer

Yes, you are in the right place. After 40 years, we have changed our name from Steer Davies Gleave to mark our growing international footprint and our expanding portfolio into sectors beyond transport.

Explore our new website to learn more about Steer: who we are, how we work and what our future holds.