Maggie Simpson, Executive Director, Rail Freight Group
Maggie Simpson is Executive Director at the Rail Freight Group, the representative body for rail freight in the UK. Since joining in 2005, she has been leading work to ensure that Government and rail industry policy is supportive to a growth of rail freight and that member companies of the Group have the opportunity to participate fully in the sector.
Previously Maggie worked in a range of passenger and freight roles at the Strategic Rail Authority and OPRAF, including freight strategy development, and franchise management. She has also worked in consultancy.
Stronger ports and airports are key to increasing the competitiveness of the UK on an international arena. Following on from the previous debate this session will explore the ways in which the UK International Gateways should be connected and how these connections can be delivered to give the UK economy a major competitive international hub […]