RATP Dev UK CEO UK & Ireland
Tim Jackson has spent most of his career in the transport industry since graduating from Cambridge. After gaining initial banking experience in London, Tokyo and Paris, in 1992 Tim joined Avions de Transport Régional, an aircraft manufacturer based in Toulouse, becoming its sales financing director in 1994. In 1997, he moved to Angel Trains, Europe’s leading lessor of railway rolling stock, as International Development Director before being appointed to the group board and head of Angel Trains International in 2003. Under his direction, the start-up business grew to market leadership, € 2bn of assets, a presence in twelve countries and a multi-national multi-disciplinary team. He established Steel Fleet Consulting in 2010 and in that capacity has assisted several well-known transport companies implement major capital investment, acquisition or bidding projects.
Tim Jackson stated: “I am delighted to be joining a successful and growing group of companies, each with impressive operational expertise and great teams. My hope is that we can continue to develop the business, creating opportunities along the way for our staff, whilst maintaining our professional, collaborative and cheerful working environment”.
Tim lives in London with his wife and their three daughters.
RATP Dev UK Group Chief Financial Officer
Howard Goodbourn joined RATP Dev UK as Chief Financial Officer and brings of 30 years’ experience of finance leadership.
Prior to joining RATP, Howard began his career with Touche & Ross in the 1980s and has since undertaken a wide range of finance and treasury leadership roles in businesses including Charterhouse Bank, TXU Europe and Eon UK. Most recently he was Chief Financial Officer for Southern Water (2004 – 2011) and subsequently Chief Financial Officer for City of London Group PLC (2011 – 2016).
Howard lives in West Sussex with his family.
Managing Director of RATP Dev London
Fiona Taylor joined RATP Dev in September 2016, as Managing Director of RATP Dev London which incorporates London United and London Sovereign.
Before joining RATP Dev, Fiona built a reputation as a leader in rail and aviation, starting her career with BAA – where she was General Manager of Terminal 3 and Terminal 4, as well as spending time as an international consultant for BAA. Subsequently, Fiona joined Network Rail where she rose to be Route Managing Director in Sussex and then Kent – she also held the roles of Director of Station Strategy and Director Organisational Change.
Before joining RATP Dev, Fiona ran her own consultancy, undertaking assignments for Arriva, Abellio, Eurostar and the Department for Transport.
Fiona lives in Surrey with her husband and two teenage sons.
RATP Dev UK Northern Regional Director
Steve was appointed Managing Director of Epsom Coaches in 2012 when the Company was acquired by RATP Dev UK and shortly after he became a Director of RATP Dev UK with responsibility for development in the north of the UK and UK Board responsibility for Selwyn’s Travel.
Steve has worked in the passenger transport industry for over 30 years and has held prominent roles within the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT), the industry’s trade association, including two terms as CPT President.
Steve has led Epsom Coaches to become one of the leading operators of its kind in Europe, winning many awards along the way.
Steve is also active in the general business community, chairing several prominent committees and was instrumental in setting up the business forum in Epsom & Ewell. He is also chairman of the Trustees of a local youth centre he takes a keen interest in youth development and education business partnership.
Andrew was appointed Managing Director of Bournemouth Transport Limited in February 2014.
Andrew joined Bournemouth Transport Limited as Finance Director in 2006 becoming Deputy Managing Director in 2013.
Andrew started his commercial accounting career in aerospace engineering, moving into retail before joining Hanson Aggregates Limited in 1992. Andrew was promoted to Divisional Finance Director in 2000.
Andrew is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and an Associate of the Chartered Management Institute.
Chris was appointed Managing Director of Metrolink RATP Dev Ltd in 2011. Chris has more than 25 years’ experience in the rail and light rail industries.
Chris joined British Rail in 1987 on the Youth Training Scheme before progressing through the supervisory and junior management grades. Following a Management Training scheme with First North Western Trains he joined Virgin Trains in 1997 as an Assistant Business Manager and became the Director for the West Coast in 2003.
Chris joined Stagecoach in 2010 with responsibility for Commercial and Customer Service at both Metrolink in Manchester and Supertram in Sheffield and was part of the team that led the transition from Stagecoach to RATP Dev UK in August 2011.
Martin is Managing Director of Bath Bus Company, originally formed with former colleagues in 1997, and operates in Bath, Cardiff, Eastbourne and Windsor.
Bath Bus Company was acquired by RATP Dev UK in 2011.
Martin began his career in 1972 with the Bristol Omnibus Company. He became Traffic Assistant and then Traffic Superintendent with Western National.
Following a period as District Manager with Southern National, he joined the newly created Badgerline bus company and took over as Regional Director, Bath in 1987.
Martin has written a number of books covering aspects of Bristol Omnibus and Bristol Commercial Vehicles history.
Martin is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Logistics and Transport.
Selwyn is Managing Director of Selwyns Travel which he co-founded in 1968 with his father. The Company has grown from its humble beginnings to a major transport provider in the North West of England operating in Manchester, Runcorn and St Helens.
Selwyns Travel was acquired by RATP Dev UK in March 2013.
Selwyn has been involved with every aspect of the business including, driving coaches in the UK and Europe, engineering, operations, sales, marketing and general management through to his current role as Managing Director with responsibility for the development of Selwyn’s Travel throughout the North West.
Selwyn has been instrumental in growing the business both organically and through acquisitions.
Selwyn has been a member of the Confederation of Passenger Transport for over 40 years and been a member of the Guild of British Coach Operators for 20 years having served as both a Director and Chairman.