Sue Percy is the Chief Executive Officer of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT). CIHT is a charity, learned society and membership body representing over 14,000 members, who are mainly engineers and transport planners, operating in the UK and internationally.

Sue’s interests include improving the way transport infrastructure 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 is a member of ORR’s Road Expert panel and holds several voluntary, Trustee and Non-Executive Director roles. Previously, Sue was a steering group member of the Department for Transport’s Highways Efficiency Maintenance Programme, sat on Highway England’s Supplier Diversity Forum Steering Group, and was a former chair of University College London’s Transport Institute.

Sue 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.