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Below are profiles for the Senior Management - listed alphabetically.
Chris has been Managing Director of Southern since April 2006, having previously been Operations Director for two years. He has also worked at Thames Trains, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Railtrack, accumulating over 10 years of railway experience.
Kevin has worked at Go North East for over 35 years in varying roles and was appointed Managing Director in February 2012. A Chartered Director and Chartered Engineer, Kevin brings a wealth of experience to the senior team.
Martin joined Go-Ahead in 2008. He leads and acts as a focus for all bus development and acquisition activity in the Group. Previously, Martin held senior management roles in rail and bus with FirstGroup and National Express. He began his career with London Transport.
Alan has been Managing Director since 2001 and was previously the Group's Engineering Director. Alan has over 40 years' experience in the bus industry and successfully participated in the management buy-out of Brighton & Hove.
Martin has been Managing Director of Brighton & Hove since April 2013. He has over 30 years’ experience in the bus industry, having begun his career in Brighton in 1980. Martin was with Go-Ahead company Go North East since 1996, most recently as Commercial Director.
Charles has been Managing Director since April 2006, after three years in the same role at Southern. He has gained extensive management experience in a career spanning 22 years on National Rail and London Underground.
Alex was appointed Managing Director of Rail Development in January 2012. He joined Go-Ahead in 2005, initially as a member of its bid team. More recently, Alex served as Commercial Director at London Midland between 2007 and 2011. Prior to joining Go-Ahead, Alex worked in rail consultancy and regulation.
Philip has been Managing Director of Oxford Bus Company since 2001, having joined the company shortly after it was acquired by Go-Ahead in 1995. He has more than 30 years' experience in bus and coach operations management. Philip became Managing Director of Thames Travel and Carousel Buses upon their acquisition by the group in 2011 and 2012 respectively.
Richard Stevens was appointed Managing Director in May 2012. Richard has more than ten years' senior experience of working in the bus industry in the South West of the UK. Previously, Richard served as an Operations/Commercial Director for Stagecoach South West and was Operations Director for First Devon and Cornwall. Prior to that he held a number of managerial roles in Devon and Cornwall and began his transport career in 1990 as a bus driver.
John has been Managing Director since 2006. He joined the Group in 2002 as Operations Director of London Central/General having previously held senior positions at Arriva London. He has been in the transport industry for 35 years.
Patrick was appointed Managing Director in January 2012. Previously he was Managing Director of Rail Development. Prior to joining Go-Ahead, Patrick spent more than 10 years with Netherlands Railways in various executive roles. Patrick came to the UK in 2002 to head up the Serco/ NedRailways Merseyrail concession in Liverpool. He started his working career as a senior police officer in Rotterdam.
Andrew was appointed Management Director in December 2011. Previously he had been Managing Director of Plymouth Citybus since December 2009, when Go-Ahead acquired the bus company. Before that he was Operations Director at Go South Coast and also spent three years working for Go-Ahead as its Development Manager. Andrew joined the bus industry in 1987 working for Brighton Borough Transport Ltd and was at London General when Go-Ahead acquired the company in 1995.
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