Paul Newman

Sponsor, Network Rail

Paul is a Chartered Civil Engineer with over 25 years experience in rail and civil engineering industries, with a particular focus on heavy rail projects and integrated transport solutions. Paul has a genuine passion for establishing collaborative environments to ensure projects are delivered to time and cost, and to the delight of our customers and stakeholders. Paul is currently the Sponsor for the £850m project at Reading delivering performance and capacity improvements at this key railway hub, leading the cross-functional working within project engineering teams. Paul is responsible for ensuring the successful development of the project; working closely with all of our stakeholders including the DfT, ORR, Reading BC, Train operators and businesses in the Thames Valley, to ensue that the project delivers the benefits identified and agreed with our stakeholders.