Non-executive director

Elaine Holt


Elaine Holt (FCILT) was appointed non-executive director of Highways England on 1 April 2015.

Prior to this, she held a number of senior roles within the UK rail industry including Chairman and CEO of Directly Operated Railways, Chairman of East Coast and Managing Director of First Capital Connect. Elaine was also Executive Vice President Guest Experience at Carnival UK.

Elaine is also an Independent Shareholder Advisor to the Mayor of Bristol and Non Executive Director of Corserv Ltd.

Non-executive director

Non-executive directors provide advice and bring an external perspective to business.

Previous roles in government

  1. Non-executive director

    • 2014 to 2015