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Meet the team

SLC Rail is a multidisciplinary team of experts. We pride ourselves on acting for our clients and seeing ourselves as a part of your business. We provide the expertise that enables you to develop and manage the delivery of your rail scheme.

Each and every associate has their own area of expertise; this enables us to build a custom team and solution to help you deliver your scheme. A snapshot of our team’s expertise is below, but you can find out more about each member by visiting their profile page; just click on the links below.

Management team

Adrian Shooter

Adrian Shooter

Adrian Shooter is the non-executive Chairman of SLC Rail. He is a highly experienced rail industry leader, recognised for his successful development of innovative, investment-led Train Operating Companies and rail infrastructure businesses. More…

Ian Walters

Ian Walters

Ian is the Managing Director of SLC Rail. He is a specialist in rail finance and funding with substantial commercial experience of structuring third-party-delivered railway projects. More…

Julie Abbott

Julie Abbott

Julie is a development and property management specialist. She helps clients maximise secondary income streams and the negotiation and structuring of land acquisitions. More…

Sam Uren

Sam Uren

Sam is our Engineering Director. She oversees the engineering aspects of projects, ensuring best practice and achievement of targets through the development, design and delivery stages. More…

Ian Baxter

Ian Baxter

Ian is a strategy and operations specialist. His knowledge of rail strategy, commerce and operations helps you to gain the support from rail industry bodies and stakeholders that is vital to your scheme’s development. More…

Dave Parker

Dave Parker

Dave is a highly experienced projects director with 35 years' experience in rail, civils and other sectors. He has 30 years full P&L responsibilities with a proven track record in disciplined execution of projects to time and budget. More…

Loraine Organ

Loraine Organ

Loraine has held senior leaderhip positions in the rail industry and other sectors. She has managed the delivery of projects at all stages from the vision to development through to delivery and completion. More…

Paul McQuade

Paul McQuade

Paul is a chartered civil engineer and senior project manager, with nearly 30 years’ experience in the rail industry. He heads our office in the North of England. More…

Rail and project specialists

Abdul Khan

Abdul Khan

Abdul is an experienced civil engineering professional, experienced in both scheme design and construction. More…

Ahmad Mohammadi

Ahmad Mohammadi

Ahmad is a civil engineering MEng graduate, who is trained in contract and project management. More…

Alan Newland

Alan Newland

Alan is one of our programme management and client advisor specialists. He specialises in securing funding and building partnerships with key stakeholders to ensure delivery of rail schemes. More…

Alex Waller

Alex Waller

Alex is a scheme project manager, with experience of multi-discipline rail projects at different GRIP stages, in large part coordinating signalling, track, OLE and E&P to ensure an efficient delivery. More…

Allen Creedy

Allen Creedy

Allen is a senior planning associate, sharing his expertise in managing projects that require environmental assessment and planning permission. More…

Bashrat Mahfooz

Bashrat Mahfooz

Bashrat is a development project manager with a robust grounding of process and project management, business change, rail multidisciplinary engineering design management, project planning and cost estimation and controls. More…

John Harvey

John Harvey

John is one of our senior project managers. He brings experience of managing major local authority rail projects, including stations and other infrastructure. More…

Jonathan Fletcher

Jonathan Fletcher

Jonathan is an experienced project manager, who has worked on multi-discipline projects covering track, signalling, OLE, station refurbishment and rebuild. More...

Karen White

Karen White

Karen is a qualified project manager, with over 20 years’ experience delivering large, multidisciplinary rail schemes including signalling, E&P, track and civils. More…

Kylie Hanna

Kylie Hanna

Kylie is one of our project management specialists. She combines project management experience in rail, civils and building projects for public and private sector organisations. More…

Louise Linton

Louise Linton

Louise is a project manager with broad rail industry experience, including station and infrastructure projects. More…

Luke Bodin

Luke Bodin

Luke is a rail transport planner with qualifications in railway operations. More…

Mark Beckett

Mark Beckett

Mark brings skills in network planning, timetable specification and commercial negotiation to the SLC Rail team. He enables clients to visualise then subsequently deliver their rail developments in line with their wider strategic plans. More…

Marrick Murphy

Marrick Murphy

Marrick is one of our construction management specialists. He has extensive knowledge and experience in a wide variety of engineering and construction fields in both rail and civils environments. More…

Melissa Thompson

Melissa Thompson

Melissa is one of our project planning specialists. She develops and maintains sophisticated project schedules across all lifecycle stages to support project managers and clients. More…

Mike Haigh

Mike Haigh

Mike is one of our operations and strategy specialists. He ensures that clients’ rail projects are delivered on time and to budget and is an accomplished spokesperson with TV and radio experience. More…

Nathan Godley

Nathan Godley

Nathan is a project and design manager with extensive experience in rail, particularly GRIP Stages 3-8 as well as ECI development works and entry into service management across frameworks and tendered projects. More…

Neil Merrigan

Neil Merrigan

Neil is a construction management specialist. He has extensive experience across a wide range of disciplines within the rail, civils and highways sectors. More…

Neil Throssell

Neil Throssell

Neil is our commercial contracts specialist. He helps clients in selection of the appropriate type of commercial contracts and drafting them to give contractual surety for delivery. He also monitors the post-contract financial matters and manages change control as required. More…

Nigel Evans

Nigel Evans

Nigel is a highly experienced chartered surveyor and project manager, with over 30 years of commercial, project management and construction experience gained from a wide range of projects in rail, construction and other sectors. More…

Rachel Jarrett

Rachel Jarrett

Rachel is one of our senior project managers. She combines broad commercial awareness with specialist expertise in the transportation sector. More…

Sasha Drozd

Sasha Drozd

Sasha is a project manager with over 10 years of rail design and construction and commercial management experience. She is currently in her final module of a Construction Law masters degree. More…

Scott Edwards

Scott Edwards

Scott is a qualified structural and civil engineer with experience throughout the development and delivery of substantial projects. More…

Sian Pitchford

Siân Pitchford

Siân is one of our senior project engineers. She is a chartered engineer with a wide base of major highways and infrastructure project experience. More…

Susan Fisher

Susan Fisher

Susan is our dedicated stations advisor. Where operation and commercial property management is required, she liaises with stakeholders and project members from project conceptions, through negotiation to delivery. More…

Suzanne Page

Suzanne Page

Suzanne is a rail industry specialist with a passion for excellent service delivery, people development and performance management. She has strong communication, stakeholder management and project leadership skills. More…

To arrange an informal discussion or to find out more, contact us.

Rail experts and project directors at SLC Rail

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Birmingham

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