Mark Pettigrew joins Network Rail Consulting as Regional Director for ANZ

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Mark Pettigrew will be joining Network Rail Consulting as Regional Director for ANZ on the 14th May. Mark will be responsible for leading and developing Network Rail Consulting’s business in Australia and New Zealand to deliver continued growth and ensure that the required levels of revenue, profitability, project delivery excellence and quality are achieved.

Prior to joining NRC, Mark was based in Northern Queensland, delivering the business case for the Townsville Eastern Access Rail Corridor Study for Building Queensland, to improve rail access to the Port of Townsville. Before this, he ran the Australian and New Zealand business for a major global engineering house, which contributed to his wealth of knowledge in the delivery of consulting services and client outcomes.

With 32 years’ experience working on major rail and road transport projects across Australia and New Zealand, Mark has successfully delivered at all points ranging from strategic planning and advisory through to design, construction and operational phases. This experience has also extended into projects in Asia and Africa. Mark has spent equal parts of his career working in private consulting and the public sector, bringing a diverse range of experience to the role.


Mark commented: “I am excited to embark on this national role with a proven provider during a period of unprecedented and sustained growth.”

Nigel Ash, Managing Director, said: “It is a great pleasure to welcome Mark to Network Rail Consulting as Regional Director for Australia and New Zealand. Mark brings extensive experience of leading consultancy businesses, that will be invaluable for expanding our position in the region”.