Fraser Crichton, Assistant Corporate Fleet Manager, Dundee City Council
Fraser is currently the Assistant Corporate Fleet Manager at Dundee City Council. He spent many years working within his families farming business before he travelled to Australia where began working in the transportation sector. He returned to Scotland and joined Dundee City Council in 2001. Fraser has a wide range of experience gained in all sectors of local authority transportation playing a leading role in the councils’ fleet capital replacement program.
In 2011 he was appointed Assistant Manager of the newly formed Corporate Fleet Department. Part of a small management team he has overseen the amalgamation of all Dundee City Council’s Transportation Operations including major structural and staffing reorganisation. With the expansion of the corporate fleet departments size Fraser has continued to focus on fleet procurement taking a proactive approach to reducing carbon emissions.
Since 2010 he has been at the forefront of developing and implementing EVs and infrastructure within Dundee. Pro-active in both private and public sector of EV adoption he has presented at many events and attended European conferences where he has articulated his knowledge and expertise in the practicalities of electric vehicle adoption.
With climate change targets, decarbonising UK transport and creating air pollution free sustainable cities being high on the UK Government’s agenda, there is a clear need to make rapid progress in this direction. The recent commitment by the UK Government to fund innovative transport infrastructure, new electric cars, hydrogen buses and reduce the emission of […]