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About Us

Our vision is to be the Institute of Choice for Highway Engineers. Our mission is to provide professional development opportunities, support and leadership for individuals to achieve and maintain professional recognition.

  • Learn about the IHE. IHE membership formally recognises your qualifications and industry experience.

  • We’ve been registering engineers and technicians with the Engineering Council since 1972 and accrediting academic courses since 1989. We’re proud of our long history and provide our members with 50 plus years of highways experience.

IHE Membership

Join us and demonstrate your technical skills, qualifications and expertise to clients and employers. We offer membership types for highways professionals at every stage of their career.

Professional Registration

Becoming a professionally registered engineer demonstrates your high standard of competence and commitment. By choosing to register, you set yourself apart as an engineer with high standards and also demonstrate your commitment to maintain that competence in the future.

Academy Training

The IHE Highway Engineering Academy offers industry-led training in highway engineering. Through one of our specialist training courses leading to an industry-recognised Professional Certificate or Diploma, the HEA delivers the qualifications, skills and knowledge demanded by the highways industry which are in short supply today.

Work with us

Professional Development Partnerships are open to Highways Sector businesses, Local Government Authorities, Academic Institutions, Professional Engineering Institutes and other Highways interest based organisations.


We administer the registers for Highway Inspectors and Road Safety Auditors as well as manage our active forums contributed to by highways professionals.


Industry Event

Online: Carbon storage, net zero and a low carbon public realm – how do we put it all together?

  • CPD Value: This event is awarded 2 CPD Hours
Dates Location Cost (ex VAT)
Wed 20 Sep 2023 Online via Zoom FREE Book now

Full Details

Our PDP partner, TDAG, would like to invite you to this 2 hour CPD webinar on Wednesday 20th September 2023. 

The ambition expressed for net zero or at least low carbon buildings, whether new build or retrofit, should also be extended to the spaces between to achieve a low carbon the public realm. This represents numerous challenges from choices of materials to the introduction of trees and nature based solutions to lighting, modes of transport and how people’s behaviour responds.


Chair: Amy Burbidge, Head of Master Development and Design, Homes England

Street design and net zero carbon – and how you can reduce embodied and whole life carbon from the choices you make about street design by Graeme Phillips, Partner, JTP

Changing attitudes and use to repurposing street space by Charlotte Glazier, Programme Manager, Greening the public realm in Islington

Tree Management with Carbon Dioxide Uptake Calculations by David Winlo, Director Mapscape

Retaining embodied carbon – an afterlife for felled trees by Joel De Mowbray, Creative Director, Yes Make

Partners: Urban Design Group, ICF, CIHT, IHE

Join the Institute of Choice for Highway Engineers

IHE membership formally recognises your qualifications and industry experience. Join us and demonstrate your technical skills, qualifications and expertise to clients and employers.