Tony Berkeley, Rail Freight Group

Company | Rail Freight Group
Job Position | Chairman

Biography

Lord Berkeley is chairman of the Rail Freight Group (RFG), the representative body of the UK rail freight industry, and Board member of the European Rail Freight Association (ERFA). He was Public Affairs Manager of Eurotunnel from 1981 until the end of construction of the Channel Tunnel in 1994 and, before that, worked for George Wimpey on a number of multi-discipline projects around the world. He sits in the House of Lords from 1994, firstly as a hereditary peer and latterly as a life peer, and was an opposition Transport Spokesperson 1996 – 1997.

He is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and Honorary Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical engineers, and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT UK). He is President of the UK Marine Pilots Association (UKMPA). He was Harbour Commissioner at Port of Fowey 2005 – 2014.

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