Derek has 25 years’ experience as a Systems Engineer and has held full technical and delivery responsibility for large capital expenditure programmes simultaneously coupled with managing transformation and organisational change to enable the successful realisation of those programmes / projects.
His remit has included the review and subsequent change of organisation, processes and working practices at both corporate and delivery team levels to re-position for delivery success. Derek has achieved in several market sectors including rail, such as leading the Systems Engineering Team for the SSR Upgrade Programme.
Stuart has 18 years’ experience as a Systems Engineer, specialising in Requirements Management and V&V. He has consulted for defence and rail organisations delivering a diverse range of projects including large complex infrastructure programmes. Stuart is a member of both the IET and INCOSE.
Stuart led the Requirements and V&V team on the London Underground SSR Upgrade including generation of the system requirements and engineering process for the signalling and service control contract. He has since been engaged in leading the requirements activity for the Digital Railway Programme and defining the requirements process for the Transpennine Route Upgrade Programme.
Russ has over 15 years of engineering and consulting experience in the railway industry. He specialises in the design and development of the railway at enterprise and at system/asset level through the linked development of clear strategies, effective business and operational processes, supporting technologies and organisational capability. He has worked as a practitioner and in management roles on upgrade programmes and on business change initiatives in the UK national railway and in metro systems.
Russ authored the Operations and Maintenance Concepts for Digital Railway, future London Underground Deep Tube lines and the Sub Surface Railway (SSR).
Mark has gained extensive Requirements Engineering and Requirements Management experience in consultancy, defence, rail, energy, automotive and consumer electronics environments. An innovative systems-thinker with an excellent understanding of Systems Engineering processes and best practice.
Mark is experienced in all stages of the Systems Engineering lifecycle; from requirements elicitation at concept and assessment stages; managing technical requirements and change throughout design; defining and tracking requirement verification and validation activities.
Zahid is a professional systems engineer with both an engineering degree and a MBA. He has an excellent track record in engineering delivery and attains excellent working relationships at all levels. A specialist in Systems Engineering, requirements and verification and validation, with extensive experience of applying these specialisms to high integrity systems within Rail, Aerospace and Defence sectors. He possesses an excellent balance of style between transactional and transformational.
Massimo has over 18 years’ experience of Systems Engineering throughout the project lifecycle in the rail, air traffic control, defence and aerospace domains. His core competencies include leading the planning and management of programme engineering activities, integrating Systems Engineering disciplines into the programme plan.
Massimo has held senior positions with major infrastructure organisations including Head of Engineering Requirements and Assurance for HS2 and Programme Engineering Manager at Network Rail.
Denis has extensive experience within the Systems Engineering - Configuration Management arena. Having worked for many years on projects within the MoD and Railway industries, Denis has a clear understanding of what is required when implementing a fully functional Configuration Management system to support multi-million pound programmes.
With a wealth of knowledge in systems engineering methodologies, Denis has been involved in the creation of Railway based Service Management software covering specific ITIL disciplines such as Problem Management, Assumptions Management, Change Control, CMDB, and more. Having implemented greenfield Configuration Management systems from the ground up, Denis is extremely process driven and a reliable team member.