Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies

The challenge of providing efficient rail services - delivering today's rail network and planning for future improvement

Sir David Higgins, Chief Executive Officer, Network Rail

25th Nov 2013  06:00 pm - Lecture Theatre 2 (Room 112), Level 1, St James Campus, The University of Sydney, 173-175 Phillip Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Bio: David Higgins joined the board in April 2010 as a non-executive director and took up the role of chief executive on 1 February 2011. He is also a non-executive director of Sirius Minerals Plc. He was appointed chief executive designate of the Olympic Delivery Authority in December 2005 and appointed chief executive with effect from 30 March 2006 and held this role until January 2011. Prior to December 2005, he was chief executive of English Partnerships for three years. His early career was at Lend Lease Group, where he was appointed managing director and group chief executive in 1995. David graduated in Civil Engineering from the University of Sydney and holds a diploma from the Securities Institute of Australia.