The Local Council Roads Improvement Group (LCRIG) has announced that Martin Duffy will become its Interim Chief Executive.
Mr Duffy has nearly 40 years of experience in the highways sector and started his career in local government in the early 1980s. Over the past 20 years he has held a number of high profile roles in the private sector which include that of a Partner in a global design consultancy, a Director in Kier Highways and more recently as a joint owner of his own consultancy D2M2.
Throughout his career Mr Duffy has played a significant role in the highways sector having held advisory positions with CIHT, ACE, HMEP and with the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. He has spoken at numerous national conferences and authored several industry guidance documents on the subjects of procurement, funding strategies, performance management and collaboration. He remains influential in helping to shape future highways delivery models by ensuring SMEs have the opportunity to access public sector contracts.
Will Britain, President, LCRIG, said he was ‘delighted’ to announce the appointment of Mr Duffy. “Martin has always been very supportive of LCRIG and I am confident that this strategic appointment will make a significant impact on the LCRIG highways community.”
Mr Duffy said: “I am focused on the ‘what next for LCRIG’ question and looking forward to working with the Board and wider membership to position LCRIG as an influential body in the highways sector, not just through providing high level guidance on policy and strategy but by getting to grips with real operational matters to improve delivery at the ‘coal face’ through direct engagement with UK suppliers.”