Alumni Talk - "Managing Scotland's Railway"

Join us for our latest free webinar presented by Leeds alumnus Alex Hynes, Managing Director for Scotland’s Railway.

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Abstract: Alex took a first degree in Economics from the Business School in Leeds: as part of this he undertook a dissertation on rail franchising supervised by Prof Chris Nash. Now he is Managing Director of a rail franchise - ScotRail - as well as uniquely combining this role with managing Network Rail's Scotland region. He will be explaining the way in which this approach to integrating track and trains works in practice, as well covering some of the many challenges of the job, including managing a railway through the Covid pandemic.  

Biog: Read more about Alex here

There will be a Q&A session at the end of the presentation curated by Dr Manuel Ojeda Cabral, and everyone is encouraged to participate.

Please ensure your camera and microphone are switched OFF during the presentation to help preserve bandwidth and minimise any disruptions.

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We look forward to seeing you.