Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies

Sydney trains

Howard Collins, CEO, Sydney Trains

7th May 2014  11:00 am - Lecture Theatre 2 (Room 112), Level 1, St James Campus, The University of Sydney, 173-175 Phillip Street, Sydney, NSW 2000


Howard Collins is the Chief Executive of Sydney Trains. Howard, previously the Chief Operating Officer of the London Underground, had a 35-year career with London transport and his achievements included the development of an integrated transport system with Transport for London. Howard was made an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 2013 in recognition of his success as the Lead Director for the London Underground and London Rail for the 2012 Olympic Games.

Howard was also responsible for the restoration and recovery of the London Underground following the 2005 London bombings. He was a member of the British Transport Policy Authority and the leader of the Authority's Performance Committee.

On his appointment to the new role at Sydney Trains, Howard said "Sydney is a world-class city and I am looking forward to working with the NSW Government to deliver a world-class rail system."