Network Rail Consulting Appoints Jason Wassermann to Lead Middle East Operations

JasonWassermann.jpg Network Rail Consulting Appoints Jason Wassermann to Lead Middle East Operations

Network Rail Consulting, a wholly owned subsidiary of Network Rail – the owner and operator of Britain’s railway infrastructure, has appointed Jason Wassermann as its new Regional Director for the Middle East.

Jason, is a chartered civil engineer with over 26 years' international commercial experience; a proven international business leader with a strong record of accomplishment within both the private and public sectors.

Jason began his career at British Rail in 1990 as a civil engineering management trainee and spent a number of years as a permanent way Maintenance Engineer on the West Coast Route and at Lincoln before joining Carillion in 1995.  Whilst at Carillion he was Director of Contracts and Director of Resource Management before joining Siemens Plc in 2004.  During his time at Siemens he was initially Projects and Operations Director before progressing to Managing Director - Rail Control and Information Business; with 200 staff and a portfolio of 60 contracts worth over £120m. Most recently, Jason has been the Head of Nuclear at Capula Limited since 2014, leading the systems integration team in delivering complex safety critical programmes across the nuclear industry.

Commenting on his new appointment, Jason said:

“I'm looking forward to help take Network Rail Consulting forward into a new and ambitious period of growth. Network Rail Consulting has a well-established consultancy team in the Middle East. My aim will be to extend the breadth and depth of the services that we offer our clients in the GCC region.”

Network Rail Consulting’s Managing Director, Nigel Ash, said

“Jason brings a wealth of international commercial experience and rail industry knowledge that will be invaluable in growing our business in the region.”