Jim O'Sullivan FREng
Formerly Chief Executive, Highways England Ltd
Jim O’Sullivan has followed a brilliant career with leadership roles in several well-known British enterprises through periods of major engineering improvement and cultural transformation. Since becoming Chief Executive of Highways England, he has established a reputation for setting the national direction for the highways sector. He has combined the best practices from the private and public sectors to raise engineering standards, with a strong emphasis on safety, customer service and infrastructure project delivery. Highways England spends £5 billion annually. At British Airways, he was responsible for successfully returning Concorde to service after the French crash. At Transco, E.ON and Heathrow Airport he led major upgrades of engineering and safety management systems.