Robin became Network Rail’s director, operations and customer services in May 2004. He was appointed to the board in October 2008 following many successful years in the company with roles such as director of the southern region, director of the eastern region and with Railtrack as director network development and director of freight.
Before joining Railtrack in 1997, Robin, now 54, had a wide range of engineering and operational roles in both the UK and overseas mainly with GKN plc. He has a degree in Engineering Science and an MBA. Robin is married with four children and lives in south west London.
Robin’s term as BTPA member came to an end on 30 June 2011.