Anne Shaw, OBE

Anne Shaw
Executive Director, Transport for West Midlands

Anne Shaw has worked in local government since the early 90’s, pursuing a career that helped to improve people’s lives. Starting as a junior technician at Birmingham City Council, she progressed through various roles to become Assistant Director of Transportation, responsible for policy, strategy and delivery.

Anne later secured a role at Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) in 2017 as Director of Network Resilience, where she has delivered a unique service keeping residents, businesses and visitors informed of transport disruption, helping them to plan journeys and keep moving, as well as preparing the transport operation to support the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. It was for this work that Anne was awarded an OBE as part of the King's Birthday Honours List in 2023.

Anne was appointed Executive Director of TfWM in 2022 and is Deputy Chair of the Urban Transport Group.