Rob was appointed as Chairman for the East West Railway Company on 22 November 2017.
Rob has over 30 years experience in the rail industry, most recently as the Managing Director of Chiltern Railways, until he retired in 2015. A civil engineer by training, he has led rail projects in Australia and Hong Kong, as well as transforming Chiltern to be the most punctual train operator in the UK.
He is currently also a non-executive director at Network Rail.
Until the company is fully established all appointments are on an interim basis.