Biography: Simon Goodman, Head of Programme & Project Services, Network Rail

Simon has over 20 years’ experience in Enterprise IT working at senior levels across IT operations, strategy and delivery.  As a member of the IT executive at Network Rail Simon has been instrumental in leading and delivering large multi £m technological changes, from the consolidation of large legacy backend systems to large scale mobile and data solutions to support the frontline workforce – recognised by Apple as a gamechanger in asset management.  Simon’s leadership has helped elevate the importance of IT, bringing together both business communities, as well as traditional back office IT with front line engineering operational technology.

As an inclusive leader, Simon is passionate about creating positive and effective working environments for his teams to thrive within, using challenging and supportive styles to reach high performing team status. Personally sponsoring transformation and change programmes with focus on cultural maturity and process efficiency.