Rachel Gittens

Deputy Director, Strategic Road Network, Office of Rail and Road

Rachel Gittens is the Deputy Director for Strategic Road Network at ORR.  She overseas all the of ORR’s day to day responsibility for holding National Highways to account in the delivery of its licence and Road Investment Strategy.

Rachel is a chartered civil engineering with over 19 years experience in the private and public sector.

She has strong technical background in design and delivery of large complex infrastructure projects. Since 2012 she used her practical experience to provide advice across highways and rail infrastructure owners on a variety of cross business programmes, predominately focusing on regulation and business transformation. 

Prior to joining ORR Rachel was Head of Future Road Investment Strategy at National Highways.

My Sessions at Traffex

Thursday 23 May 2024


Keynote 1: ORR’s Role in Delivering Roads Reform for Road Users and the Wider Public

10:00 - 10:25
  • Who we are and what we do.
  • How we hold National Highways to account with a focus on RIS2 deliverables
  • Our role in setting the next road investment strategy, with a focus on our efficiency review.