Chair, Network Rail (Reappointment)

Appointing Department: Department for Transport
Number of Vacancies: 1


An announcement has been made on the outcome of this appointment.

The Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has reappointed Sir Peter Hendy CBE as Chair of the Board of Network Rail Infrastructure Limited and Network Rail Limited.

Sir Peter has been reappointed for a term of two years, which will commence on 16th July 2019, having served on the Board of Network Rail since 2015. He has also served as Chair of the London Legacy Development Corporation since July 2017. Sir Peter was previously Commissioner of Transport for London (TfL) for nine years and prior to that was TfL’s Managing Director of Surface Transport. He led the successful operation of London’s transport for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Sir Peter was knighted in the 2013 New Year’s Honours List, having been made CBE in 2006 for services to public transport.

This is a reappointment

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