Laura Shoaf CBE


Laura was appointed Chief Executive of the West Midlands Combined Authority in November 2021, having previously led Transport for West Midlands. She was the first female Chair of the Urban Transit Group and during her term supported the transport industry on its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Laura has a demonstrated track record of success in delivering change, most recently highlighted in securing the region’s Trailblazer Deeper Devolution Deal which will see a seismic shift in power and influence from Westminster to the West Midlands.