Natalie Chapman biography

Head of South of England and Urban Policy 

Natalie is Head of South of England and Urban Policy for the Freight Transport Association. Her work includes developing and shaping transport policy; working closely with the main governmental, political and policy stakeholders in the region; and representing the industry in the media.  Natalie played a central coordination and communication role in the management of freight and logistics for the London 2012 Olympic Games.   

Currently she is focused on the development of the proposed Direct Vision Standard, the roll out of Clean Air Zones and reform of the London Lorry Control Scheme.  Natalie is a keen advocate for enabling deliveries to be retimed out of peak hours and chaired TfL’s Retiming Deliveries Consortium.  She also works closely with the business community to enhance and underpin FTA’s campaigning and is Deputy Chair of the London Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s Transport Committee. 

Natalie read Law at the University of the West of England in Bristol and graduated in 2003.  She joined FTA later the same year.