SCOTTISH TRANSPORT AWARDS

14 June 2017

Radisson Hotel, Glasgow

STA: Scottish Transport Awards

16 June

Radisson Blu Hotel: Argyle St, Glasgow G2 8DL

ABOUT THE AWARDS

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Now in its 15th year, the prestigious Scottish Transport Awards 2017 brings together the transport community to recognise and celebrate industry achievements across Scotland.

Supported by the Scottish Government and Transport Scotland, this year's ceremony will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow on 15th June 2017.

Roy Brannen, Chief Executive, Transport Scotland on the Scottish Transport Awards:

 "These Awards are a great opportunity to recognise the contribution by our professionals in improving and enhancing Scotland's transport networks. Everyday Transport Scotland sees the effort, collaboration and results from everyone involved in providing a successful journey for Scotland's travelling public, and I am delighted to be asked to take on the task of helping to judge and identify these nominated schemes that showcase the best approach."

DRESS CODE: Lounge Suit

RUNNING ORDER:

18:15         Drinks Reception
19:00

Keynote:
Humza Yousaf MSP, Minister for Transport and the Island

19:20 Dinner
21:00

After Dinner Speaker:
Sanjeev Kohli

21:20 Awards
22:30 Close

KEYNOTE SPEAKER


Humza Yousaf MSP

Humza Yousaf MSP
Minister for Transport and the Islands

Humza Yousaf was born in Glasgow on April 7, 1985. He was educated at Hutchesons' Grammar School and the University of Glasgow, graduating with a degree in Politics. He is also an alumnus of the US State Department's prestigious International Visitor Learning Programme.

He went on to work in the Scottish Parliament as an aide to the late Bashir Ahmad MSP before he was elected as an MSP for the Glasgow Region in May 2011. He was a Parliamentary Liaison Officer to former First Minister Alex Salmond MSP and was appointed Minister for External Affairs and International Development in September 2012. He was appointed Minister for Transport and the Islands in May 2016.

HOST


Sanjeev Kohli

Sanjeev Kohli
Writer/Presenter/Actor

Sanjeev Kohli is a writer/presenter/actor. He is the co-writer/co-star of award-winning Radio 4 comedy Fags Mags and Bags, has written for sketch shows Chewin' The Fat and Goodness Gracious Me, has presented extensively on BBC Scotland & Radio Scotland, and is an occasional newspaper columnist. He also plays AJ in River City, & has appeared in the likes of Cold Feet & Fresh Meat. He is best-known though for playing shopkeeper Navid in Still Game, which recently returned to The Hydro for a 15-show run. He can also hold his breath for the entire length of the Clyde Tunnel, but doesn't recommend this to other drivers.

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