Sue Percy, chief executive of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) has been presented with her CBE by the Princess Royal at Buckingham Palace.
Ms Percy was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in recognition for services to transport.
Martin Tugwell, President, CIHT said: 'It is great to see Sue collect her CBE today. This honour is in recognition for the tireless work and enthusiasm that Sue has brought to the industry over the years.
'We are fortunate to have Sue lead CIHT on many of the challenges affecting highways and transportation professionals including tacking the skills shortage and highlighting the step change needed to improve the diversity of our industry.”
'I would also like to record my personal thanks for all the great work that she has and continues to work with CIHT and the wider sector on.'
Sue Percy, chief executive, CIHT said: 'It was a great honour to receive this award from the Princess Royal today. I passionately believe that highways & transportation play a vital role in enabling a prosperous, equitable and healthy society and I will continue to champion our sector and those who work in it.
'My award reflects the support and hard work of the great people I work with; my colleagues, CIHT Trustees and members, and our stakeholders.'