RSSB has today appointed Mark Phillips as Chief Executive Officer. The appointment takes effect from 14 November 2016.
Mark Phillips joined RSSB in February 2015 as Director of Research and Standards and was appointed interim Managing Director in May 2016. Mark joined British Rail as a graduate trainee, and has held various positions across the industry since.
RSSB Chairman, Anna Bradley said: Following a thorough and comprehensive recruitment process, I am delighted Mark has agreed to be our new Chief Executive Officer.
Over the last 6 months, I have enjoyed working with him, as we have sought to redefine RSSB’s role, purpose and priorities alongside the review of RSSB by ORR. I look forward to developing this work, as we ensure RSSB continues to provide the insight, expert guidance and tools to support our members.
Mark Phillips said: I am extremely proud to have been appointed Chief Executive Officer and lead the dedicated people who are committed to the delivery of a safer, more efficient and sustainable rail system.
RSSB has played a central role in enabling and supporting the industry and I am excited to have been given the opportunity to build on this working with colleagues from across the industry to help them deliver a rail system fit for the future.