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Aaron Wood

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Aaron is a skilled Engineering Project Manager with 20 years’ experience in rail and aviation. His experience includes the delivery of several high-value rail projects, including managing all phases of project lifecycle from planning and implementation, through to monitoring, review and completion. In 2018-19, Aaron acted as Asset Performance Manager for RKH Qitarat in Doha, where he project-managed the development and implementation of a new computerised maintenance management system for Qatar’s GoA4 metro and tram system. He regularly acted as the senior maintenance interface with the ultimate client, Qatar Rail, during the critical operations readiness period.

Prior to his position in Doha, Aaron led high-profile projects for Angel Trains in the UK, managing a fleet overhaul with a value in excess of £80 million, delivering a £9.2 million reduction in project costs in the process. He also managed a variety of projects for Virgin Trains East Coast in the UK, including the introduction of new technology, such as ERTMS and Maximo 7.5, in support of progressing the UK’s wider ‘Digital Railway’ Strategy. Aaron was also production manager for the East Coast fleets. His experience in maintenance management prior to his rail career includes working for Edinburgh Airport and the Royal Air Force.

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