development & sponsorship director,
Catherine is the Development & Sponsorship Director for the £2.4bn Regional Investment Programme in Highways England. She has a national portfolio, managing the benefits and governance for over 70 schemes.
She is responsible for the future strategy for delivery of the regional programme under the second Roads Period, due to be published later in the 2019. This involves recruitment, training and capability development.
Prior to Highways England Catherine worked at Transport for London, most recently she was Head of Engineering in the Surface Transport directorate. Prior to that she was the Technical Sponsor for the Silvertown Tunnel scheme, developing the PFI contract, user charging approach and seeing the project through to DCO.
Catherine is a Chartered Civil Engineer and a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers Transport Expert Panel.