Sir Moir Lockhead OBE, has been nominated as president elect of the The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport in the UK to take over from Graeme McFaull in May 2010.
Lockhead has been chief executive and deputy chairman of FirstGroup since its formation in 1995. Originally a mechanical engineer, he joined Grampian Transport in 1985 as general manager and went on to lead the successful employee buy-out of GRT Bus Group PLC. In 1996, he was awarded the OBE for services to the bus industry and in 2008 he was awarded a Knighthood for services to transport. He is a past president of the Confederation of Passenger Transport.
Graeme McFaull said: “I am delighted that the presidency will pass to such an excellent ambassador for the transport industry. Moir Lockhead is a very influential figure in both public transport and freight arenas. His high profile can only help further the work of the institute and ensure its place at the heart of the transport and logistics industry.”