Sharing Best Practice – Wednesday 3rd October 2018


Delegates from local authority highways teams across the country enjoyed a series of interesting and informative presentations at our 2018 Sharing Best Practice.

This year’s theme was Evolving Strategies to Drive Efficiency with sessions looking at Funding, Intelligent Asset Management and Future Delivery Methods.

All speaker PowerPoint presentations can be downloaded here:

Campaigning for change

Rick Green, Chairman, Asphalt Industry Alliance

Oldham’s Highways Asset Management Journey: Political Alignment, Relationships and the
Route to Additional Funding

Gordon Anderson, Head of Highways and Engineering, Unity Partnership

The Use of Data in Data-led Asset Management to Secure Sustainable Funding

Steve Birdsall, Chief Executive, Gaist Solutions

Lessons in Resilience: Make Friends before You Need Them

Peter Clay, Highways Strategic Asset Management, Cumbria County Council

Well-maintained Roads as a Driver for Social Change

Martin Holland, Independent Consultant and former Head of Highways Services, Islington Council

Social Value Evidencing Toolkit: a Framework for Social Delivery on Highways Infrastructure Schemes

Christine Pasquire, Professor of Lean Project Management, Nottingham Trent University

The Creation of Via EM Ltd: Collaboration and Innovation

Dave Tebbett, Head of Operations, Via East Midlands

Creating the Major Road Network – Designing a New Funding Programme for Major Local Roads

Laura Hales, Head of Major Road Network Policy, and Nicole Barton, Policy Manager, Major Road Network Policy, DfT

Update from the Highways England Pavement Efficiency Group

James Burdall, Associate Director, AECOM

All of the PowerPoint presentations can be downloaded in a ZIP file here:

SPB 2018 PowerPoint