Nigel Ash4
  • Global Managing Director
  • United Kingdom

Nigel Ash

Nigel has over 35 years' international business experience in the consultancy sector, 20 years as a statutory director. He has extensive experience of leading and managing multi-site operations in Australia, Europe, the Middle East and North America. Nigel also has significant international business development experience having bid for, won and executed contracts in 36 countries.

Nigel joined Network Rail in October 2011 to set-up and lead Network Rail’s international consultancy business, becoming Managing Director of the newly formed Network Rail Consulting in June 2012.

Prior to joining Network Rail, Nigel was Chief Executive Officer of Systra Ltd (formerly MVA Consultancy Ltd) for over 5 years. Before this, he spent 19 years with Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., joining as a graduate and rising to a board director of JacobsGIBB Ltd and then to the position of Global Managing Director of Jacobs Consultancy’s Transport Practice.

Nigel is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Highways & Transportation, the Chartered Management Institute, and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. He has BA in Economics and Geography, an MSc in Traffic and Transportation Planning and an MBA from the Henley Business School.

Nigel is based in London.