Sue Percy

Chief Executive, Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation

Sue Percy is the Chief Executive Officer of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation. CIHT is a charity, learned society and membership body with 14,000 members, who are mainly engineers and transport planners, operating in the UK and internationally. Sue has led the Institution for the last ten years over which time it has grown its membership, services and influence. Sue’s interests include improving the way transport infrastructure - including roads - is planned, funded, designed, built, managed and operated to meet societal needs, environmental imperatives and supporting a strong economy. She has a deep interest in changing the image of the transport infrastructure industry and making it a more diverse and inclusive career for all.

Sue holds several voluntary Trustee and non-executive Director roles. She has worked in the built environment sector for over 30 years in allied professions, Higher Education and in local government. Sue was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s birthday honours in June 2019 for services to transport.

My Speaker Sessions

Wednesday 07 June 2023


Panel: Why do we have a skills shortage and how do we overcome it?

10:00 - 11:00 Skills
  • Do we need to change the way we train and educate people?
  • How do we grab the interest of young people from an early age?
  • Age retention and the use of professionals in their 50s and 60s is a goal but how do we make sure the skillsets at that level are used appropriately?