2nd - 6th November 2020

Highways UK

Join Tony Gates, Managing Director, Civil Engineering, and Simon Richards, Head of Sustainability at Highways UK.

Join Tony Gates, Managing Director, Civil Engineering, and Simon Richards, Head of Sustainability, at Highways UK - a major infrastructure event which brings together organisations responsible for the planning, designing, building, maintaining, operating and future-proofing of the UK's road network.

With growing recognition of the relationship between transport infrastructure investment and economic growth, the highways sector is enjoying once in a generation levels of investment. At the same time the sector is undergoing dramatic and rapid change with many major disruptors starting to play out that are having a profound impact on how people and goods move around.

Our sessions:

Tony Gates is on the plenary session panel discussing “Supply Chain Perspectives on 2020,” live at 1pm on Wednesday 4th November.

Simon Richards is moderating the Sustainability Panel Discussion “The roadmap to net zero and the opportunities on the Strategic Road Network” which is sponsored by SRM, at 11.40am on Thursday 5th November.

2nd - 6th November 2020

Online Event

09:00 - 18:00

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Our speaker

  • Tony Gates

    Managing Director, Civil Engineering

    Tony joined Sir Robert McAlpine in 2017 to lead and grow the Civil Engineering business of the company. His responsibilities currently include delivering projects for Highways England as part of the AmeySRM JV, and our shareholding in Align, a joint venture delivering the HS2 Central 1 package.

  • Simon Richards

    Head of Sustainability

    Simon joined Sir Robert McAlpine in 2007 as an Environmental Manager. Today he leads our Sustainability department, shaping our direction to help us tackle issues like the Climate Emergency, improving social value, biodiversity and deliver for our Clients across our project portfolio.

Event summary

  • Event Location: Digital Summit

    Date: 02.11.20 - 06.11.20

    Time: 09:30 - 18:00

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