Mike Brown CBE MVO appointed RSSB chair

The Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) has appointed Mike Brown CBE MVO as the new Chair of the Board. The appointment took effect from 23 June 2022. Mike Brown, the former Commissioner of Transport for London, led the capital’s...

Costain appoints Nicole Geoghegan as General Counsel and Company Secretary

Costain has appointed Nicole Geoghegan as general counsel and company secretary, replacing Sharon Harris who is leaving the business in July. Nicole will start and join the Executive Board on 1 July 2022. Nicole has extensive infrastructure experience, covering the...

Skanska appoints new CFO

Skanska UK has appointed Meliha Duymaz as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President. Meliha, an established finance leader with a breadth of experience across services, operations and major construction projects, will report to president and CEO, Gregor Craig and...

Mace Consult zeroes in on growth with new Cost and Commercial Lead

Mace, the international consultancy and construction company, has appointed Andy Beard to lead Mace Consult’s Cost and Commercial practice, drive its global offer and harness the benefits of digital transformation for client programmes. With almost 20 years in the industry,...

South Western Railway announce new Chief Operating Officer

Today, South Western Railway has announced that Stuart Meek will be joining its leadership team as Chief Operating Officer, following the retirement of Mike Houghton earlier this year. He is moving from the Go-Ahead Group where he has been Operations...

Skanska appoints new Rail Director

The appointment of James Corker as Operations Director (Rail) will further strengthen Skanska’s position in the sector, supporting future growth.  James Corker will join Skanska on Monday 20 June. He brings more than 20 years’ experience in rail and civil...

Leadership change at VolkerWessels UK

Alan Robertson, chief executive officer (CEO) of VolkerWessels UK, is to step down from his role and take up a new position as chairman of the business. Richard Offord, the company’s chief operating officer and managing director of VolkerFitzpatrick,...

GCRE announces Kelly Warburton as Chief Commercial Officer

Kelly Warburton has joined the Global Centre of Rail Excellence (GCRE) as Chief Commercial Officer. Previously Managing Director of UK & Europe for Unipart Rail, Kelly began her rail industry career with Alstom in 2001. She joined NRS, now Unipart...

New Managing Director appointed for Lumo & Hull Trains

Martijn Gilbert has been appointed as the new Managing Director for Lumo & Hull Trains, a new role in which he will lead both of FirstGroup’s open access businesses. Martijn will join First Rail on 12 September 2022. Martijn has...

West Coast Partnership Development appoints new managing director

Shamit Gaiger has been appointed as the new managing director for West Coast Partnership Development and will join the business on 25 July. Shamit has extensive experience in the rail sector; with previous roles at the RSSB and Director of...

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Two wheels, two days, one very good cause

Have you got what it takes to cycle across the country and raise money for vulnerable children? Can you handle...