Claire Mann has joined The Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) as a Non-Executive Director, with her appointment taking effect from 30 November 2022.
Claire is the Managing Director of South Western Railway (SWR), and brings more than 20 years of transport sector experience to RSSB’s Board. Claire started her railway career as a Customer Service Assistant at Heathrow Express, before becoming one of their first train drivers.
Claire’s career has since included senior leadership roles such as General Manager, Customer Service Director, Projects Director and Operations and Safety Director roles within several train operating companies and Transport for London.
On taking up her appointment, Claire said:
“I’m excited to be joining the board and to work with RSSB as it continues to research, innovate and provide independent advice and guidance to the industry.
“While our industry is currently facing a period of significant change, I’m committed to helping the railway family deliver a world class, sustainable service for its customers over the coming years.”
RSSB’s Chair, Mike Brown said:
“I’m delighted that Claire has joined the Board, bringing with her a wealth of experience from senior roles in management, customer service and safety across the transport sector.
“Claire’s insights and challenge will help RSSB as we work to support the rail industry, and make sure current reforms and changes proceed efficiently and safely.”
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