Environment, Transport and Infrastructure

Executive Director - Katie Stewart

Environment, Transport and Infrastructure's purpose is to enable safe, reliable journeys and sustainable, prosperous places now and in the future. This is delivered through our Highways, Transport and Environment services.

Our services:


Head of service – Lucy Monie

  • Network and Asset Management Group - leads on the development and maintenance of plans for all assets managed by Environment and Infrastructure Directorate, including flood management and structures.
  • Local Highways Services Group - responsible for highway, tree and structures inspections, maintenance work, managing highways defects, customer services and day-to-day highway matters such as licensing, enforcement and on-site inspections, highways information, parking strategy and implementation.
  • Works Delivery Group - leads on the design and management of major highways programmes such as surface dressing, structures, drainage, integrated transport schemes. Overall management for highways contracts including the street lighting contract.
  • Directorate Programme Group - Leads, manages and supports major change, strategic and cross cutting projects and programmes.
  • Travel and Transport Group - leads on road safety and safety engineering, passenger transport, road network management information.

Please see the following webpages for more information:


Head of service – Carolyn McKenzie

  • Greener Futures Group - driving the implementation of the Surrey Climate Change Strategy to achieve carbon savings in the Council and across the county and to ensure resilience against climate change.
  • Countryside Group - leads on improving the landscape, biodiversity and access to countryside and open spaces.
  • Planning and Development Group - carries out the planning regulatory function for SCC, both as planning authority for minerals, waste and county related development, as well as consultee on highway and heritage matters to Surrey's planning authorities on all forms of development.
  • Waste Operations Group – responsible for managing the minimisation, recycling and disposal of waste.
  • Joint Waste Solutions– Partnership working with the districts and boroughs is at the core of service delivery. This is because of the complex interdependencies between the districts & boroughs who are responsible for the collection of household waste and Surrey CC's responsibility to then dispose of it. This group works with the district and boroughs to ensure this two tier management system is effective and efficient.

Please see the following webpages for more information:

The Executive Director for Highways, Transport and Environment is also is responsible for the following essential services that each have their own priorities: