Date(s)/Time June 28, 201618:00 - 20:30 Location WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff Contact Details Julianna Moats email@example.com Category(ies) Educators High school and College students Key Stage Level 4 Parents School classes University Students Young rail professional Description The rail industry has a wide variety of careers on offer for people of many different backgrounds. Come hear from members, leaders, and supporters of Young Rail Professionals about their fulfilling careers in the industry. “Diverse Careers in Rail” will show that in the rail industry, there really is something for everyone. The speakers will talk about their exciting careers in operations, communications, commercial management, project management, law, and more. Find some of our speakers listed below, hope to see you there! The event starts at 6PM for teas and networking, with the speakers beginning at 6:30. Harriet Glen, Transport for London Harriet started her transport career 2 years ago upon embarking on Transport for London’s transport planning graduate scheme after completing a Geography degree at Durham University. Since joining TfL, Harriet has been exposed to a wide range of transport projects and departments including working with Leon Daniels, the Managing Director of Surface Transport, which gave her a unique insight into how TfL operates at a high level. After finishing the graduate scheme early, Harriet has enjoyed quick success in the Crossrail 2 team, having recently been promoted to Growth Commission Manager where she leads a team to further understand the growth potential of the scheme across London and the South East. Outside of her day job, Harriet is passionate about inspiring more women into the transport industry through her work as co-chair of TfL’s Women’s Staff Network. Zoe Harris, Stephenson Harwood LLP Zoe is an associate in the rail team at law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP and advises on all aspects of commercial rail projects and operations. She has experience acting for a wide variety of stakeholders in the rail industry, including train operating companies, public sector authorities and manufacturers of rolling stock and advises on procurement documentation, regulated agreements, franchising, and supply, operations and maintenance contracts. Recent experience includes advising CAF on various bids to supply new rolling stock to UK rail franchises, advising TfL on stations access and other regulatory issues in relation to Crossrail, and advising Arriva Rail North on its day to day operations as the new operator of the Northern franchise. Zoe began her career in New Zealand at top tier national New Zealand law firm Chapman Tripp, after graduating with a law degree at Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand). While at Chapman Tripp, Zoe advised public and private sector clients on a wide range of large scale infrastructure and procurement projects, including advising the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade on major electricity projects in the Pacific. Olivia White, Transport for London Olivia White is Stakeholder Communications Manager at Transport for London currently working on the Metropolitan Line Extension. Prior to starting at TfL in 2015, Olivia worked for three years at Network Rail. As Communications Manager she worked on two of the largest infrastructure projects, Crossrail and the Thameslink Programme. Her roles involve promoting projects to stakeholders, including MPs, councilors, businesses, transport groups, residents and passengers, to raise advocacy for the projects and communicating any disruptions. Before moving into the rail sector, Olivia worked in a range of public relations job s including at Solihull Council and for an international PR agency in Dubai. Olivia studied Politics at Durham University. Bookings Bookings are closed for this event.