Natasha Payne

Senior Engineer

Tash joined Create in 2024 and works closely with both our Civil Engineering and Transport & Highways teams. She is a Traffic Engineer with over 6 years’ experience in the planning, design and implementation of major and minor projects, infrastructure and development proposals across the UK. She is a member of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (MCIHT) and the Society of Road Safety Auditors (MSoRSA) and specialises in road safety and traffic management.

Prior to joining Create, Tash was a member of AECOM’s Streets team for six and a half years. During this period, she was responsible for delivering road and junction designs, developing specification documents, carrying out road safety audits, collision analysis, drainage and engineering requirements. She has significant experience of working on projects across the UK and further afield in China, having spent time working on behalf of AECOM’s Hong Kong office.

Outside of work, Tash enjoys running, spending time with her wife and dog.


  • BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering and Infrastructure Design, University of Derby

Professional Associations

  • Member of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, MCIHT
  • Member of the Society of Road Safety Auditors, MSoRSA
  • Engineering Technician (EngTech)