George is the Chief Executive of HTMA having taken up the post in November 2017; he is the public advocate for the Association in the delivery of its vision of an efficient, effective and sustainable highways management and maintenance industry.
George is a public policy professional with over 20 years experience in the highways sector, having previously being the CEO of the Road Safety Markings Association, during which time he was responsible for the development of the Association into the largest specialist contracting trade body in the Highways sector.
He was also pivotal in the design and delivery of new training structures to the sector and the development of new product quality standards. Prior to working for RSMA George headed up the Policy, Research and Media functions for Chambers of Commerce in Leeds, Bradford, York and North Yorkshire and also worked for Leeds City Council.
George is a practitioner member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) and of the Institute of Directors. He holds post graduate management qualifications from Leeds Business School. Within HTMA George is the Executive Owner of the Stakeholder Management and Marketing & Communication Working Groups.