BTPA welcomes new member

The Department for Transport has appointed Ray O’Toole as interim BTPA member for a 12 month period.

Ray officially joined the Authority on 2 November and will play a vital role in overseeing the work of the British Transport Police.

Ray joins with solid experience in this role having previously served as a member of the Authority from 2005 – 2009.

Andrew Figgures Chief Executive of BTPA said:

“Ray is a welcome addition to our organisation and to our body of members. His knowledge and passion for the rail industry will be invaluable as we guide the work of the nation’s railways police.”

Currently the Chief Executive of Essential Fleet Services, Ray was also Chief Operating Officer for National Express with responsibility for all fleet performance across the global organisation. Ray is a qualified mechanical engineer, who formerly served as Director of Engineering for First Group.