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Huw James

Programme Management Director

Originally qualified as an electronics engineer, Huw has held many Board and senior roles throughout the Defence sector including the Company’s Chief Engineer role in Marconi Radar and Defence Systems and the Programmes, Development and Planning Director at BAE Systems (Marine Sector).

In addition to his Master’s Degree in Business Leadership, his experience spans from programme leadership of leading edge safety critical systems design and delivery in land, Sea and Air environments, including nuclear submarine/weapon systems through to business improvement programmes across global companies.

Huw is currently the Programme Management Director at Network Rail and has been working at the Company for nine years having led Programme Controls, Planning and Systems Engineering in the past. Huw is currently accountable for Sponsorship, Programme/Project Management, Requirements Management, Risk and second line programme and project delivery assurance across the Company.

Huw is a Fellow of the Association for Project Management, Network Rail’s Major Project Association representative and is a member of the British Standards Programme Management Committee.

Out of work Huws interests in include motorsport, mountaineering and photography.