George Chilcott, Department for Transport

Company | Department for Transport
Job Position | Head of Rail Private Investment and Contestability, Rail Strategy Projects


George joined the department from a career in railway engineering and sponsorship where he worked on various major projects. George leads the department’s Private Investment and Contestability team, responsible for setting policy for private funding, finance and delivery of rail infrastructure investment. Increasing the affordability and value for money of rail investment is key priority of the Secretary of State for Transport, and George’s team lead the development and operation of market-led proposals policy- an important vehicle creating a new tier in infrastructure investment. In developing policies George enjoys working closely with colleagues across the department, Network Rail, and industry collaborators to achieve the best possible outcome for a sustainable future for GB rail.


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