Highways England announces executive appointment

Published on: 7 Mar 2018

Highways England has today (Wednesday 31 January) announced the appointment of David Picton to the interim position of Executive Director for Commercial and Procurement.

David, who joins the company on Tuesday 13 March, brings a wealth of experience.

David has led safety and supply chain development at Carillion as well as sustainability strategies over the past 6 years. He was previously a Director at Sky and at Motorola and also served 20 years in senior strategic and operational leadership roles as a wing commander in the RAF.

He takes over from David Poole who is leaving Highways England on 16 March.