Angela Halliwell

Head of Carbon and Environmental Sustainability, National Highways

Angela joined National Highways as the Head of the newly formed Central Carbon Team in January 2022, leading the transformation of the Company’s carbon, including the implementation of the Net Zero Plan. In December 2022 National Highways become the world’s first major roads company to achieve a PAS2080 accredited Carbon Management System.

As part of the restructure of the new Environmental Sustainability Division she has led the Carbon and Air Quality Group since July 2022, bringing together National Highways’ team of technical Air Quality specialists and the Air Quality Programme. Since being in post she has expanded the Group to ensure pace in the delivery of the Air Quality Programme, to bring the network into N02 compliance in the shortest time possible, whilst maintaining focus on our UK leading Air Quality research.

Prior to joining National Highways Angela was Head of Environment and Sustainability for Balfour Beatty Power P+D, bringing 10 years of experience in establishing and implementing business strategy for environment and sustainability, specialising in strategy and leadership.

Angela is passionate about inspiring people to get into the transport and construction industry. She’s also a keen supporter of apprentice and graduate placements, of which National Highways offers around 100 every year.

My Speaker Sessions

Wednesday 07 June 2023


National Highways’ 2030/40/50 route to zero carbon

11:00 - 11:30 Decarbonisation
  • An ambitious programme putting roads at the heart of Britain’s net-zero future
  • Covering: Net zero for National Highways’ own operations by 2030; Net zero for maintenance and construction in the supply chain by 2040; and Net zero carbon travel on our roads by 2050