Operations Manager, Control Centre, Timetabling and Rostering Specialist
Over 37-years’ experience as an Operations Manager having successfully delivered rail projects globally that have included heavy rail, metros, light rail and tramways. A specialist in the development of system and user requirements, operation/maintenance strategies and plans, train service modelling and service analysis including train diagrams, rosters and staffing.
Operations and Control Centre Specialist for Manchester Metrolink Bid, RATP Dev. Evaluated the existing operations including the NMC, Drivers, Customer Services, Performance and Planning and the development of proposed organisation and operating for the new franchise
Manager of Rail Operations for Gannett Fleming Transit & Rail Systems (USA) responsible for Modelling and Operation Simulation, responses to Request for Proposals, client meetings and new ventures throughout the USA and Canada. Numerous projects successfully delivered.
As Director Operations Analysis for SYSTRA Consulting Inc. developed systems to manage and develop estimates and manage project staff, hours and costs. Also managed various projects in New York, Boston and Nigeria
7 years as a Rail Operations Specialist providing expertise for diverse and complex rail operations in Israel, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Abu Dhabi, South Africa, Doha, Taiwan and the UK
Experience: Has managed teams of over 50 staff and budgets of up to £500,000. Has provided operational expertise into the development of maintenance systems including asset management, failure and maintenance, fault analysis and data management and migration. Signalling systems experience includes manual, NX power signalling, ARS, command and control, ERTMS and PTC. Operational input into the development of systems for rail operations include performance mapping and monitoring, fleet management, staff management and train modelling and planning.