Graham Dalton


Graham Dalton became Chief Executive of the Defence Infrastructure Organisation in October 2016, following eight years as Chief Executive of Highways England and its predecessor, the Highways Agency. Graham is a chartered civil engineer and has spent his career in the operation, maintenance, and enhancement of large infrastructure including railways, power generation and ports. He has worked for a large engineering consultancy, for an international construction contractor and spent several years on delivery of large projects in the Middle East and Far East.

Previous roles in government

  1. Chief Executive Officer

    • 2015 to 2016
  2. Chief Executive, Highways Agency

    • 2008 to 2015