Rob Holden CBE


Rob Holden is a Non-Executive Director on the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) Board.

Between 1999 and 2009, Rob led the London and Continental Railways (LCR) team in a series of transactions that secured the future of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (later renamed High Speed 1). In 2009 he was awarded a CBE for services to the rail industry.

Current external appointments include:

  • Non-Executive Director - Electricity North West
  • Chair - High Speed 1
  • Other positions - Participation on Price Waterhouse Cooper’s infrastructure advisory board

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Board

Appointed Non-Executive Director: June 2015
Reappointed: 1 August 2019 (for a 2nd term)
Term ends: 31 January 2021

Previous roles in government

  • Non-executive Director