Steve SpenderChief Executive Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE)
Steve Spender is a Chartered Engineer who worked in Local Government for nearly 30 years, during which he acquired extensive experience, knowledge and understanding of the delivery of highway services, predominantly in highway maintenance (including winter maintenance), scheme design, project management and contract management.
During his employment with Hampshire County Council, he served on several National bodies, including HAMFIG, the Footway & Cycleway Management Group (FCMG) and the UK Roads Board (UKRB), contributing to a number of national initiatives and documents.
Steve is a Past President of the ‘Institute of Highway Engineers’ serving as President between 2010-2012 before being made an Honorary Fellow of the Institute in 2015. Steve took up his current role as Chief Executive of the Institute of Highway Engineers in February 2020.