NEWS / ACE News / In conversation with... National Highways

ACE News
Lower Thames Crossing, National Highways.

13 APR 2022


Join us for a discussion on how members can help a key client on the road to Net Zero

Join ACE for an exclusive member-only webinar exploring how a key public sector client is meeting national Net Zero commitments on Wednesday 18 May 2022 at 11am.

National Highways has created a new division focused on environmental sustainability. Headed by Stephen Elderkin, an environmental policy expert with a background in Government carbon policy, the new division will spearhead National Highways’ efforts in helping to meet ambitions for Net Zero by 2050.

The new division will work with all executive directors to raise the profile of environmental sustainability, build capacity and expertise, and develop a new green strategy which will be central to delivery of any future major road or motorway investment.

Stephen will present the new division’s work, how it will change how National Highways delivers new major roads while managing our existing infrastructure, how this impacts on procurement, as well as what it means for ACE members and the wider industry.

The member-only webinar on Wednesday 18 May at 11am will be conversational in style and attendees are encouraged to share any questions they might have for Stephen at registration. The session will also provide an update on ACE’s policy activity. Book your place now via our online form.

Commenting on the event, Guto Davies, head of policy at ACE, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Stephen Elderkin for the first of our new look online events exploring the policy space with key stakeholders. The challenges of meeting Net Zero also present opportunities for ACE members, and it will be fascinating to see how National Highways are approaching the issue and where we can work collaboratively to meet national carbon commitments.

“Our online event will be vital for anyone working in the external affairs, procurement, transport or Net Zero spaces. I look forward to seeing you there.”

Book your place now.