Chief Executive Officer

Jim O’ Sullivan


Jim O’ Sullivan was appointed Chief Executive of Highways England in July 2015. Jim is a chartered engineer and has spent his career within transportation, asset management, and utility organisations. He was previously Managing Director at Heathrow Airport Holdings (formerly BAA) - Airports Division and Edinburgh Airport.

Jim holds a degree in Air Transport Engineering from City University, London, an MBA from Lancaster University and he is a Chartered Engineer.

Chief Executive Officer

The Chief Executive Officer reports to the Highways England Board, leading an executive team that operates, maintains and improves the strategic road network in England. The Chief Executive is the Accounting Officer for Highways England, responsible to the Permanent Secretary at the Department for Transport for the stewardship of public money

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