New chairman set to oversee Highways Agency transformation


Former Heathrow Airport Holdings chief executive Colin Matthews is to take over as chairman of the Highways Agency from September. Matthews will take up his new role as the agency is transformed into a government-owned company in a controversial move intended to save £2.6bn over the next 10 years. A former group CEO of Hays and Severn Trent, Matthews takes over the post from Alan Cook, who has held it since January 2011. Matthews will be paid £130,000 for a minimum of […]