Elliot Shaw is Executive Director of Strategy and Planning at Highways England, the company that operates, maintains and enhances England’s 4,300 miles of motorways and major A-roads. Within Highways England, Elliot has responsibility for the development of strategy for England’s strategic road network, the company’s organisational transformation agenda, its analytical and economist functions and the relationships with key statutory and regulatory bodies, including the Office for Rail and Road and Transport Focus.
Before joining Highways England, Elliot was a civil servant at the Ministry of Justice and Department for Transport. Prior to this, Elliot was a management consultant, working in Accenture’s UK and US strategy practices. He holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, has been a Public Policy Fellow at Cambridge University and completed the Major Projects Leadership Academy at Oxford Said Business School.