Ray O’Toole

Chief Executive of Essential Fleet Services since July 2015 following the management buyout of Kier’s Fleet and Passenger Services (Kier F&PS) business to create Essential Fleet Services supported by Endless LLP.

Ray, who joined Kier F&PS in October 2013, has provided the leadership and direction to deliver F&PS transformation programme. Former Chief Operating Officer for National Express, with responsibility for all fleet performance across the global organisation, Ray is also a qualified mechanical engineer, who formerly served as Director of Engineering for First Group.

Ray joined the Authority as an interim member on 2 November 2015.