Lee joined ABP as the Group Head of Commercial for Rail in 2020. Lee has over 20 years of management experience in operational and commercial roles, where he has been successful in delivering excellent customer service, ensuring costs are controlled and winning new business. Lee has worked in the railway industry for more than 35 […]
Alex launched his railway career at Network Rail as a graduate manager and progressed through roles in the Freight and National Passenger Operator (FNPO) function, System Operator, and Supply Chain Operations (SCO). In 2020, he assumed the role of Head of Infrastructure at GB Railfreight (GBRf), where he managed its contracts with infrastructure managers, oversaw […]
Sabrina is the Chief Revenue Officer at Everysens, a European tech company that digitises rail freight operations from A to Z. Sabrina has more than 10 years of experience in business development, marketing and customer relations in Europe, the US and Asia. Her main interest is to leverage technology to establish rail freight as the […]
Maggie Simpson is Director General of the Rail Freight Group, the representative body for rail freight in the UK. Since joining in 2005, she has been leading work to ensure that Government and rail industry policy is supportive to the growth of rail freight and that member companies of the Group have the opportunity to […]
Phil has more than 30 years experience working in public and private sector environments with a strong public service ethos. He has a local government background, having worked in education field with Essex county council. He played a key role in the proposals for the Ipswich freight Chord, a £60 million scheme to carry trains […]
Phillippa is Administration Manager at the Rail Freight Group.
Yvonne is RFG Project Manager, working on a variety of tasks including liaison with new members, organising webinars and speakers for RFG events, arranging the entry and judging of the RFG Awards, managing the Construction and Intermodal Forums and maintaining databases. Originally from New Zealand, Yvonne has worked in the transport and logistics industry for […]
Martin Bignell began his career with in marketing and commercial roles with Potter Group, exposed to rail freight as terminal operator, customer and 3PL logistics service provider. There followed a freight market development role at the SRA, which added public policy development, including the original Strategic Rail Freight Interchange policy. With an MSc in Logistics […]
Robin Smith is Wales & West Midlands Representative Having graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in Metallurgy in 1971, Robin made an immediate career switch and joined the Transport and Shipping Department of the then British Steel Corporation. He remained in the steel industry for 36 years undertaking a number of management roles, mainly […]
James is a part-time Media Officer at Rail Freight Group and handles all external media liaison, interview requests, member communications, website, newslettter and email bulletins. He has worked in supply chain media and communications since 2005, having worked as a trade journalist, communications manager and copywriter.