28th Annual (2020)

Rail Freight Group Conference

Thursday 02 April 2020

Speakers

Maggie Simpson
Rail Freight Group
Director General
Maggie Simpson
Director General
Rail Freight Group
Maggie Simpson is Director General at the Rail Freight Group, the representative body for rail freight in the UK.
Declan Collier
Office of Rail and Road
Chair
Declan Collier
Chair
Office of Rail and Road
Previously, Declan was CEO of London City Airport, a role which he held since 2012
Nick King
Network Rail
Group Director, Network Services
Nick King
Group Director, Network Services
Network Rail
Biography to follow shortly.
John Smith
GB Railfreight
Managing Director
John Smith
Managing Director
GB Railfreight
Biography to follow shortly.
Martin Tugwell
England’s Economic Heartland Strategic Alliance; CIHT
Programme Director; President
Martin Tugwell
Programme Director; President
England’s Economic Heartland Strategic Alliance; CIHT
Martin Tugwell has over 20 years of experience in strategic transport and infrastructure planning whilst operating at national,
Richard Mann
Midlands Connect
Senior Rail Programme Manager
Richard Mann
Senior Rail Programme Manager
Midlands Connect
Richard led the development of the Midlands Connect Freight and International Gateways 2017 strategies, setting out how road and rail freight, and aviation can help transform the Midlands economy.
Geoff Lippitt
PD Ports
Group Business Development Director
Geoff Lippitt
Group Business Development Director
PD Ports
Geoff joined PD Ports as Group Business Development Director in 2011.
Richard Ballantyne
British Ports Association
Chief Executive
Richard Ballantyne
Chief Executive
British Ports Association
Richard has in depth expertise in ports, transport and environment policy matters as well as a wide experience of the legislative process around the UK.
Mark Brunton
Eversheds Sutherland
Partner
Mark Brunton
Partner
Eversheds Sutherland
Mark is a Partner in the Commercial and Regulatory Rail team at Eversheds Sutherland and leads on rail in our Transport Sector Group.
John Thomas
Rail Delivery Group
Director of Policy
John Thomas
Director of Policy
Rail Delivery Group
John is a rail policy and regulation specialist with over 20 years’ experience in the transport sector.
Speaker from
DB Cargo
Speaker from
DB Cargo
Biography to follow shortly.
Chris Heaton-Harris MP
Minister of State
Chris Heaton-Harris MP
Minister of State
Chris Heaton-Harris was appointed as a Minister of State at the Department for Transport on 25 July 2019.
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