Richard Hayes

Principal Consultant and Past President, Institute of Highways Engineers

Richard has been a longstanding member of the IHE, initially as a student member back in 2004, before joining the presidential team in 2006, becoming president in 2012 and then CEO in 2015. During his tenure, he was vital to the expansion of the IHE’s role within the industry, from overseeing developments to the way the organisation operates to the launch of the National Highways Academy and a heightened focus on routes to professional registration and development. He has continued to ensure that the IHE is at the forefront of new developments as principal consultant since pursuing ‘semi-retirement’ in 2020.

My Speaker Sessions

Tuesday 06 June 2023

Wednesday 07 June 2023


Highway liability in the 21st century

14:50 - 15:50 Funding and Payments
  • Review of the current arrangements for highway risk and liability
  • Examining claims and the effect of new technology on the inspection process
  • The risk based apraoch to service delivery; the jury's still out