An extract from GHD: The Power of Commitment to transform Rail - GHD
By Jonathan Edwards, 21 May 2021
Integrating the railways and overhauling the way the sector operates is, however, no easy task. If GBR is to succeed, it is absolutely vital that it learns lessons from the past and avoids playing a round of rail musical chairs.
We believe that there are six commitments that it will need to make across its organisation, the way it operates and the way it engages with stakeholders to ensure that this latest reform truly does have the transformation effect that passengers, operators, regulators and investors so badly need.
Building a diverse and inclusive leadership team
Reflecting on key learnings from Crossrail, Mark Wild CEO said it’s vital to get a ‘diverse and inclusive senior leadership team’ and the ‘right team for the right job’.