Keltbray appoints new managing director for rail


Keltbray has appointed Neil Thompson as its new managing director for rail to progress the team’s strategy for sustained growth

Neil Thompson joins Keltbray with experience from senior roles in Network Rail and Crossrail.

Thompson, who will report to Phil Price, managing director for infrastructure, will carry out a transition period with Martin Brown until September when Brown will depart to pursue other interests.

The next phase of the Keltbray strategy

Darren James, chief executive officer at Keltbray said: “I am thrilled that Neil is joining Keltbray at this exciting time for the group.

“Neil brings a wealth of experience and considerable knowledge to Keltbray from his time at Network Rail in particular, and his appointment will further strengthen our ability to deliver the very best service to our clients.

“I look forward to working with Phil, Neil and the rail team as we progress with the implementation of our strategy for sustained growth.

“I would also like to thank Martin Brown for his contribution to Keltbray to date and wish him all the very best for the future.”

Phil Price, managing director – infrastructure at Keltbray, added: “I am delighted Neil has chosen to join Keltbray as our new managing director – rail.

“His knowledge of the challenges facing our rail customers, and experience implementing major programmes will be key to delivering the next phase of the Keltbray strategy.

“I am looking forward to working with Neil to develop solutions which address the carbon reduction and productivity challenges that face our customers.”


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