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Railway Industry Association
Kate has had an extensive career in the civil service, which began in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, including a posting to Beijing working on the handover of Hong Kong. She has subsequently worked in the Cabinet Office on the Better Regulation agenda, leading the secretariat for a PM-chaired committee which challenged Government to ensure regulation minimised costs on business.
Before joining RIA, Kate had been the DfT's Head of Rail Strategy Projects Division from October 2016 to November 2019, supporting rail strategy development, including the Transport Secretary's 'Strategic Vision for Rail', and rail policy, including devolution, investment, workforce, freight, and engagement with industry clients like Network Rail and the Rail Delivery Group.
From December 2019 to February 2020, Kate worked on the development of transport policy for EU exit.
Share Solutions for Identifying Problems And Improving Processes
"When mistakes are made, we have a very counterproductive habit of blaming someone for a problem and thinking that retraining them in the same activity will make the problem go away and a lot of the time, the issue simply resurfaces. Moreover, it doesn't stop the next person getting it wrong either"
Fleet Technical Manager - European Mainline Operator
Find Lean Solutions For Unpredictable Times
"Passenger revenues are down and the outlook for the next 12 months is likely to remain uncertain at best. So now, more than ever, we need to keep our costs low and innovate at the same time. It is all about how we balance reliability with reducing costs and controlling risk. Easy to say, but the challenging part is actually achieving such sweet-spot."
Head Of Fleet Maintenance - European Rail Operator