ORR at Highways UK 2023

11 September 2023
We're joining colleagues from across the road industry at Highways UK 2023.
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Harry Garnham presents at Highways UK

Taking place at The NEC in Birmingham on 18 and 19 October, Highways UK brings together the people responsible for managing, maintaining, and future-proofing the nation's road networks. Visit us at stand 106 to learn more about who we are and what we do, how we hold National Highways to account, and our role in developing the next road investment strategy. 


On the agenda – Wednesday 18 October

10am, Keynote Theatre: Feras Alshaker, ORR Director of Planning and Performance, joins a keynote panel session on ‘Inspiring confidence and progress in the roads sector’ – with Anthony Smith (Transport Focus), Nick Harris (National Highways), and Emma Ward (Department for Transport).

1:10pm, Big Thinking Stage: Harry Garnham, ORR Head of Asset Management in the Highways team, joins a panel on: ‘Rather than focusing on new infrastructure, how can we optimise the roads we have?’ – with Kate Cohen (Department for Transport), Elliot Shaw (National Highways), John Turpin (Atkins) and Andy Falleyn (Welsh Government).

3:10pm, Big Thinking Stage – Sneha Patel, ORR Deputy Director, Strategic Road Network, will discuss the key findings from ORR’s 2022-23 annual assessment of National Highways’ performance.


Get in touch

Join us at the exhibition. We would be delighted to see you and answer any questions. You can register for free tickets on the Highways UK website.

If you would like to contact us ahead of the event, please email: