Programme Engineering Manager
July 2014 to Present
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Principal Engineer (Signalling)
April 2014 to August 2014
Project Engineering Manager
May 2007 to March 2014
Senior Project Manager
August 2005 to May 2007
Lloyds Register Rail
September 2001 to August 2005
What company does Andy Free work for?
Andy Free works for Network Rail
What is Andy Free's role at Network Rail?
Andy Free is Programme Engineering Manager
What industry does Andy Free work in?
Andy Free works in the Transportation/Trucking/Railroad industry.
An experienced Project Engineering Manager with a strong commercial awareness developed over 25 years working in rail projects at all levels. Project roles have included design, testing, project engineering, project management, and signal engineering specialist roles. Recent experience includes the leadership of multi-disciplinary project delivery teams, delivering major asset renewal and network enhancements as well as new technology projects. This has included managing organisational change to enhance performance and the formation and development of new teams to support new programmes of work. Chartered Engineer Member of the Institution of Engineering & Technology Member of the Institution of Railway Signal EngineersProgramme Engineering Manager @ East - West Rail programme From July 2014 to Present (1 year 6 months) Birmingham, United KingdomPrincipal Engineer (Signalling) @ Principal Engineer in the Signalling discipline providing professional leadership to signal engineers accross the Infrastructure Projects Western & Wales portfolio. An exciting assignment cut short by another great opportunity! From April 2014 to August 2014 (5 months) Project Engineering Manager @ Leading a team of project engineers working on resignalling projects accross the Western & Wales routes for the last 3 years after a similar role on ERTMS programme. During this period, I have also undertaken special projects aimed at improving efficiency of delivery of signalling projects in the national programme. From May 2007 to March 2014 (6 years 11 months) Senior Project Manager @ Senior Project Manager with responsibility for delivery of major railway resignalling projects in the South Wales area with a praticular focus on efficiency of delivery and value engineering. From August 2005 to May 2007 (1 year 10 months) Principal Consultant @ Consultant Engineer working on signalling projects for a range of clients across the UK undertaking feasibility, design, project engineering, asset management and engineering assurance roles. From September 2001 to August 2005 (4 years) Postgraduate Diploma - Business Leadership Skills @ University of Warwick From 2006 to 2007 BEng, Electrical & Electronic Engineering @ University of Hertfordshire From 1984 to 1988 Andy Free is skilled in: Railway Signalling, Rail, Project Engineering, Railway Systems, Electrical Engineering, Signalling, Railway, Testing, Safety Engineering, Engineering, Light Rail, Public Transport, Rolling Stock, Systems Engineering, Project Delivery
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Thinking (T), Judging (J)
2 year(s), 11 month(s)
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