Mark McCole

Director of Rail

Mark is a rail operations and maintenance Operations Director and Bid Director with 28 years’ experience across the rail industry in the UK and overseas. His experience encompasses frontline to executive leadership roles in service delivery, operations and performance transition and mobilisation, financial and commercial management and customer service, working on large and complex projects. Mark has successfully delivered projects and managed railway operations in both brownfield and greenfield rail environments, developing a proven international track record for outstanding delivery within challenging environments. As Transport Development Director for RATP Dev, he led a number of bids on their behalf. As a consultant, he has also led and advised on bids for worldwide organisations.

Projects include:

  • Providing the client oversight for the delivery of the operations and maintenance mobilisation of the Tel Aviv light rail system
  • Providing operations and maintenance technical advice on the procurement of the Valley Line West, a low-floor tram line extension in Edmonton, Canada
  • Leading a consortium’s successful Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Maintain submission for a new GoA4 metro system in Ontario, Canada
  • Providing operations and maintenance technical advice to the on the Calgary Light Rail Green Line in Canada.