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Iain Anderson

Iain has over 25 years’ experience of scoping, procuring and delivering multidisciplinary schemes across the power, water, and transport sectors of the UK construction industry. He is an Incorporated Civil Engineer and Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers whose career has seen him undertaking operational, technical and commercial roles providing him with a breadth of relevant knowledge and experience on which he can draw.

For the last 10 years Iain’s career has been focused within the rail industry. Initially this was as Rail Director for Barhale Rail and more latterly leading the Tendering and Business Development functions for Colas Rail who are a recognised global leader in High Speed, Heavy Rail, Tram and Light Rail construction & maintenance having built and maintained schemes across all 5 continents.

As well as having a strong UK profile through his role at Colas Rail, Iain is in a position to identify and share current ‘best practice’ from around the world to help further strengthen the case for urban rail systems in the UK. He welcomes the development towards using a collaborative approach to deliver major projects, as witnessed by Colas Rail recently being chosen to work in a number of significant Alliances with Network Rail.

Iain has been involved in the development of UK Tram and currently sits on the Marketing Working Group. As an independent member of the UK Tram Board, Iain will seek to bring his considerable experience to further support the enhancement and development of the organisation seeing it reinforce its position as the industry leading voice for all things Metro and Urban Rail.