Tom Smith has joined SSE Undertaking Rail’s senior management crew.
Tom brings huge operational and supply enjoy in mission control and shopper family members, having spent 18 years with telecoms large British Telecoms (BT), the place he was once liable for operating 3 teams throughout the industry, and 9 years with infrastructure controlled products and services (IMS) supplier Brookvex, the place he changed into managing director in 2014.
Previous to running for SSE, Tom was once liable for managing tasks for a spread of shoppers together with Nice Western, London Underground, Tubelines and Thales. In his option to paintings, he describes himself as ‘extraordinarily centered’ and does now not leisure on his laurels till one thing is finished to his entire pride.
Raj Sinha, managing director of SSE Undertaking Rail, mentioned: “Tom is an improbable addition to the SSE Undertaking Rail senior management crew at a time after we need to make strategic tendencies throughout the industry, and enlarge our provider providing throughout key markets.
“Tom has very sturdy enjoy of running carefully with high-profile shoppers, and his immense operational and supply enjoy shall be essential as we broaden present and new alternatives in our rail industry. He’s an formidable and motivated person who will proceed to pressure us against reaching our purpose of turning into a number one supplier of products and services to the United Kingdom rail trade.”
Tom mentioned: “I sought after to be enthusiastic about a crew with actual doable and I felt the chance of running inside of SSE’s rail industry was once a chance that I couldn’t pass over. To turn out to be a part of a senior management crew in a FTSE 30 corporate is a big and privileged fulfillment and I think very proud to take at the function.
“The scope of alternative now we have right here is very large. With the extent of funding we will be able to be offering, and the long-term partnerships we will be able to protected, we imagine that we have got one thing actually distinctive to offer to the trade.”
Outdoor of labor Tom is a fifth Dan blackbelt in karate. He lately runs two golf equipment in London, and instructs scholars along with his huge enjoy. He has spent over 30 years travelling the arena instructing karate.
SSE Undertaking Rail, a part of SSE Undertaking, has 16 years’ multi-disciplinary enjoy within the rail trade. SSE Undertaking has a without delay hired team of workers with greater than 3,000 professional practitioners and 60 workplaces and operational centres in places all over the United Kingdom.
The corporate self-delivers maximum of its paintings with relied on trade provide chain companions in the ones spaces that fall outdoor of its specialist spaces of experience. 4 industry divisions – Utilities, Telecoms, Rail and Contracting – be offering a extensive provider and product vary to satisfy the distinct wishes of industrial and public-sector consumers.
Protection is SSE Undertaking Rail’s precedence and SSE Undertaking has won over 30 RoSPA awards so far signifying the corporate’s dedication to repeatedly elevate the usual of protected running throughout mission websites and with all supply companions.