Network Rail Consulting appoints Paul Holmes as State Manager, Victoria

PH2Network Rail Consulting, the international consultancy arm of Network Rail, is pleased to announce that Paul Holmes has been appointed as State Manager, Victoria for Network Rail Consulting Pty.

Paul has over 26 years of experience in the transportation sector for a multitude of clients in both the public and private sector and has developed a deep understanding of transport issues. Paul has led a diverse range of transportation projects worldwide for key clients including major institutional funding agencies, governments and large transportation providers.

Paul has a proven track record in business development, having the ability to develop, identify and understand a client’s requirements. An excellent communicator, Paul is well versed with the complexities of managing multi-disciplinary teams and in the interface between clients and consultant and fully understands the need of stakeholder management, particularly at Governmental and Senior Ministerial level.


James Hooker, General Manager of Australia and New Zealand, Network Rail Consulting, said: "I am delighted to welcome Paul to the Australia/New Zealand team. His significant operations expertise will complement the existing team and offer additional skills to our clients. I look forward to working with Paul in the coming years.”

Paul Holmes said: "I am excited with the opportunity to continue the growth of Network Rail Consultancy within Australia. The Victorian transport marketing is facing many challenges over the next 5 years, with delivery of major infrastructure upgrades. Network Rail has the ability to add real value to these projects and I am looking forward to developing our brand awareness in Victoria."

Network Rail Consulting was set up as a subsidiary in 2012 to harness the vast range of skills and experience available within Network Rail, demonstrate British expertise overseas and be an international ambassador for Britain’s rail industry. It is also helping channel innovation back into Network Rail’s core business.