Bridget Rosewell CBE

Senior Adviser & Co-founder, Volterra Partners LLP & Chairman, Atom Bank


Bridget Rosewell is an experienced director, policy maker and economist, with a track record in advising public and private sector clients on key strategic issues. She is Chair of Atom Bank and the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, a Commissioner for the National Infrastructure Commission, a non-executive director of Network Rail and a founder and Senior Adviser of Volterra Partners. She was Chief Economic Adviser to the Greater London Authority from 2002 to 2012, responsible for all transport and economic impact analysis. Her book, ‘Reinventing London’ was published in 2014.

She was appointed CBE in December 2018 and is also a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Academy of Social Science and the Society of Professional Economists. She writes on risk and uncertainty as well as infrastructure and modelling validation.

She has worked extensively on cities, infrastructure and finance, advising on projects in road and rail and on major property developments and regeneration. She has given expert evidence in many planning inquiries and has just chaired a review of the operation of these inquiries for MHCLG. She has been a member of a number of Commissions looking at the future of public services, local government finance and city and regional economies.