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Elliot Shaw

Executive Director of Strategy and Planning
Highways England
Elliot Shaw is the Executive Director of Strategy and Planning at Highways England. Within Highways England, he has responsibility for the development of the strategy for the Strategic Road Network, the company’s organisational transformation agenda, it’s 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.
Elliott Shaw
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 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Planning the short term to deliver the long term

The private sector need to understand the likely direction of travel across the next 3 years if they are to respond appropriately. What specific direction does the private sector want and are policy makers able to provide it?

  1. The need for clear short term goals as well as long term objectives.

  2. Short and long term planning in action - an example from England's Economic Heartland

  3. How are planned outcomes measured and how do plans remain flexible?

    • Q&A

Elliott Shaw
Executive Director of Strategy and Planning
Highways England