International President Paul Brooks is delighted to announce that Sir Peter Hendy, Chairman of Network Rail, will be a Guest International Speaker at the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport’s (CILT) International Convention 2016.
Sir Peter Hendy is one of our industry’s main leaders who has reshaped Transport in London, created ground breaking logistics plans for the London Olympics and is now tackling the UK’s rail infrastructure challenges.
This year’s international event Linking North America to the World will be held in Montreal from 8 -11 May at Le Reine Elizabeth Hotel (Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel). Delegates will have the opportunity to hear Sir Peter speak over lunch on day one of the conference.
Sir Peter Hendy was appointed to the board of Network Rail in July 2015. He was previously Commissioner of Transport for London (TfL) in 2006, having served since 2001 as TfL’s Managing Director of Surface Transport. He led, and played a key role in preparing for the successful operation of London’s transport for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. He was formerly Deputy Director UK Bus for FirstGroup and previously MD of CentreWest London Buses. He started his transport career in 1975 as a London Transport graduate trainee. Sir Peter was elected President of the International Public Transport Association (UITP) in May 2013. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transport and a fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers. He was knighted in the 2013 New Year’s Honours List, having been made CBE in 2006
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