mahluli khumalo
  • Associate Director, Systems Engineering Manager
  • Washington, DC

Mahluli Khumalo

Mahluli has over 30 years’ rail industry experience in engineering disciplines such as signalling, telecommunications and radio communications. His railway engineering experience was gained in the UK and overseas and includes team leadership, delivering technical training, internal audit (operations), requirements and systems engineering, supporting some of Network Rail’s major infrastructure delivery programmes.

Mahluli joined Network Rail in January 2003 and took up several roles within the signalling maintenance function, including that of Control Centre Technical Officer. He then joined the Digital Railway Programme as Requirements Manager before becoming Systems Engineer within the Rail Investment Centre of Excellence.

Prior to joining Network Rail, Mahluli spent 19 years with the National Railways of Zimbabwe where he held positions such as signalling and radio communications team lead, technical instructor and internal auditor (operations). He was also appointed to the board of governors for a local hospital.

Mahluli is currently a Systems Engineering PhD student with University College London and holds an MSc in Railway Systems Engineering and Integration from the University of Birmingham. He is a member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology and the International Council on Systems Engineering.

Mahluli is based in Washington, DC.