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Appointments week commencing 3 May


UKTram appoints new non-executive director

Experienced light rail customer services professional Jo Bentley has been announced as a non-executive director at UKTram.

Jo recently returned to Nottingham Trams Limited as head of customer experience.

After being a customer service manager, Jo went on to work for Keolis in Doha. There, she set up a new customer experience department to prepare for the opening of the Metro ahead of 2022’s World Cup.

Coventry and Warwickshire community rail partnership to be chaired by WMRE executive director

Malcolm Holmes, the executive director for West Midlands Rail Executive (WMRE), has been appointed to chair the Heart of England Community Rail Partnership (CRP).

This partnership brings together volunteer groups who adopt, improve and use 36 local railway stations in Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire. They also deliver projects that tie in with four pillars of community rail, these being: providing a voice for the community, promoting sustainable and healthy travel, bringing communities together and supporting diversity and inclusion, and supporting social and economic development.

Five new trustees appointed to Women in Rail

Women in Rail (WR) has appointed five new trustees to its governing Board.

Sarah Reid, Gary Smithson, Ruth Busby, Mat Baine and Philippa Hinton all hold key positions in the sector. They are ardent supporters of WR which was founded in 2012 to improve diversity in the UK rail industry by providing networking opportunities and support, encouraging diversity as a business strategy and developing initiatives to promote rail as an attractive career choice.


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