Mike Wilson

Chief Highways Engineer Highways England

Mike Wilson has been Chief Highways Engineer at Highways England since September 2013. His responsibilities include the provision of technical support to the organisation for the delivery of its programme that includes the development of technical standards for all aspects of highway maintenance, operation and improvement. This development activity is underpinned by an innovation programme and includes work on safety, intelligent mobility and asset management.


Previously Mike led the development of Smart Motorways for the Highways Agency and was Regional Director responsible for the maintenance, improvement and long-term development of the strategic road network in the South West, East Midlands and East. Mike led for the Highways Agency on all aspects of operational policy including for maintenance, incident and emergency management and network occupancy.


His early career was spent on maintenance and improvement of the strategic road network.

My Speaker Sessions

Thursday, June 17

Road safety software & engineering
Dr Suzy Charman Mike Wilson

To discuss how road safety software and engineering is changing the landscape of keeping road users safe, both reactively and proactively.


Thursday , June 17, 10:00 - 10:30
Dr Suzy Charman Caroline Sheppard OBE

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