Paul W.

Executive, strategist and sales specialist with 23+ years in Railways & Rail Technology

United Kingdom
English

Experienced Director level leader with a strong background in UK and International rail industry. Skilled in a broad range of business areas, notably, Commercial, Sales, Negotiation, Project Managemen...see more

  • Professional Services
  • Mobility & Transportation
  • Management Consulting
  • Train / Railroad
  • ...

400

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Owner/Consultant - Commercial , Strategy, Innovation, Change & General Management

Taybourne Ltd
3 years
Current position
Jan 2020 - Present
Consultant with 20+ years UK and International experience, primarily in rail manufacturing and operations. Broad skills base covering general management, strategy, commercial, business ...see more

Business Unit Director - Gemini Rail Technology

Gemini Rail Group
5 months
Jul 2019 - Dec 2019
Leading the Gemini Rail Technology business in Birmingham and remote delivery project sites, plus matrix responsibility for Engineering/Design team across Gemini Rail Technology and Gem...see more

Group Sales & Commercial Director

Gemini Rail Group
4 months
Mar 2019 - Jul 2019
We are focused on driving technological improvements and high quality solutions to meet the demands of our customers in the rail industry.

Sales & Commercial Director

Gemini Rail Group
4 months
Nov 2018 - Mar 2019
Kiepe Electric UK Ltd and Knorr-Bremse Rail Services have been acquired by Mutares AG; the companies are being brought together as Gemini Rail Group, with Kiepe Electric UK Ltd renamed ...see more

Bid Director / Sales Area Manager (UK & Ireland)

Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF)
4 years
Oct 2012 - Dec 2016
CAF is an international market leader in the design, manufacture, maintenance and supply of equipment and components for railway systems. Rail vehicle portfolio includes Long Distance, ...see more

Business Development Director

Electro Motive Diesel Limited
1 year
Jun 2011 - Oct 2012
Electro Motive Diesel is a wholly owned subsidiary of Progress Rail which is a Caterpillar company. Responsible for UK, European, Middle East markets where Electro Motive has an install...see more

Senior Project Manager

Bombardier Transportation
3 years
Mar 2008 - Jun 2011
Project managing two Train Service Agreements for Arriva Cross Country and Virgin West Coast fleets - 78 trains.

Customer Account Manager

Bombardier Transportation
3 years
Jun 2005 - Mar 2008
Responsible for sales of vehicle service solutions into the London Underground environment in support of the Public Private Partnership agreements between Transport for London and Metro...see more

Governance Manager

Bombardier Transportation
1 year
Mar 2004 - Jun 2005
Lead a legal and financial team responsible for the commercial performance of a 450 MEUR p.a global outsourcing contract (25 companies in 17 countries) covering non-product related purc...see more

Governance Manager

Bombardier Transportation
1 year
Mar 2004 - Jun 2005
Lead a legal and financial team responsible for the commercial performance of a 450 MEUR p.a global outsourcing contract (25 companies in 17 countries) covering non-product related purc...see more

Bid Approval Manager

Bombardier Transportation
3 years
Aug 2001 - Mar 2004
Managed a team responsible for approving all worldwide bids for metro vehicle projects, including London, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Stockholm, Santiago and Berlin.

Proposals Specialist

Daimler Chrysler Rail Systems
1 year
Mar 2000 - Aug 2001
Brought in to create bids for complex high value worldwide metro vehicle projects, primarily for London Underground PPP (1,738 vehicles for the Metronet consortium).

Contracts Manager

Adtranz
3 years
Jan 1997 - Mar 2000
Daimler-Benz Transportation, commonly known under its brand ADtranz, was a multi national rail transportation equipment manufacturer with facilities concentrated in Europe and the US.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Management Consulting
  • Train / Railroad
  • Professional Services
  • Mobility & Transportation

Role experience

  • Consulting
  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Strategy & Business Development
  • Sales