Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme

    RISQS is recognised and supported by the rail industry as the most effective means of deriving assurance and managing supply chain risk.


    The scope of the Rail Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme Committee (RISQS Committee) is defined in its Terms of Reference and is responsible for:

    • Policy and strategy
    • Development of the RISQS commercial model
    • Communications and promotion
    • Management, including business planning
    • Appeals
    • Feedback, including performance measures
    • Getting approvals from the RSSB Board for any material expansion in RISQS or the board’s activities, or where RSSB’s liabilities may be materially affected
    • Board operating protocols

    Message from the chair

    RISQS plays an important role in making sure that companies that work on the UK rail network are match fit to do their job effectively and safely. To ensure that RISQS continues to be of industry and for industry, the RISQS committee draws representation from across the sectors buyers, suppliers and trade bodies, shaping the way the scheme operates both now and into the future. It gives a voice to all stakeholders, receiving feedback and driving improvements to the scheme.


      The RISQS Committee has members representing these industry stakeholders:

      • London Underground/Transport for London
      • trade associations
      • RSSB
      • passenger train operators
      • rolling stock owners and leasing companies
      • freight and other non-passenger train operators
      • infrastructure managers and owners
      • infrastructure contractors.
      Chair of committee: Alasdair Reisner , Civil Engineering Contractors Association
      RSSB main representative: Damon Snell , Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
      Other Members
      Other members
      Alasdair Reisner
      Civil Engineering Contractors Association
      Martyn Durrant
      Bridgeway Consulting Limited
      Ken Blackley
      Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
      Infrastructure Manager
      Gareth Morris
      Morson Human Resources Limited T/A Morson International
      Gillian Scott
      Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
      Paula Owen
      West Midlands Trains Ltd
      David Andrews
      London Underground Limited
      Infrastructure Manager
      Mike Healey
      J Murphy & Sons Limited
      David Clarke
      Railway Industry Association (RIA)
      Matt Clements
      Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
      Damon Snell
      Rail Safety and Standards Board Ltd
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      Cajetan Chukwulozie
      Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
      Infrastructure Contractor
      Neil Ovenden
      Passenger Train Operating Company
      Mark Jelley
      Network Rail Limited
      Infrastructure Manager
      Paul Kiteley
      Transport For London (TFL)
      Infrastructure Manager
      Do you need to get in touch with this group?
      Contact our Industry Groups Manager for questions about the next meeting or about vacancies within this group.
      Christine Kinloch
      Tel: 020 3142 5571
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