Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation announces new Chief Executive

Sue Percy has today become the Chartered Institution of Highway & Transportation’s new Chief Executive.

Sue has a strong record in effective partnership working and delivery and has worked for the last 6 years for the Royal Town Planning Institute, most recently as Director of Professional Services. In addition to leading on the strategic and operational plans for improving and extending services for their members, she was responsible for Planning Aid England, and was a Director of RTPI’s trading company, RTPI Services Ltd.

Prior to joining RTPI, she was Head of the Academic Department of Urban, Environment and Leisure Studies at London South Bank University.

Sue Percy said:

“I am delighted to be joining the Institution and look forward to building on the great work that Mary Lewis has led on in recent years. For CIHT members, one of my key aims will be to extend services and champion education and training provision and attainment. I will also be focusing on making sure that the voice of the profession is heard at the highest levels of decision-making and getting out to the branches to meet members is another priority for me“.

David Gillham, CIHT President said:

“We are delighted at the appointment of Sue Percy, who will bring very valuable skills to the Institution. She will be building on the achievements of our previous Chief Executive, Mary Lewis’ and will look to develop the Institution’s profile, and the reputation of the industry with governments and the nation“.

Notes for Editors

Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation

CIHT is a membership organisation representing over 12,000 people who work in the highways and transportation sector.

CIHT members plan, design, build, operate and maintain best-in-class transport systems and infrastructure, whilst respecting the imperatives of improving safety, ensuring economic competitiveness and minimising environmental impact.

CIHT supports its member’s professional endeavours by:
• offering training, information, professional development and support
• promoting the value added to society by the profession
• being the focused voice to Governments and other decision makers on transportation expertise and knowledge.

For more information please contact:
Daniel Isichei, Director of Communications, CIHT on t: +44 (0) 20 7336 1567 m: 07912122573 e:

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