Rail Procurement RoadShow - Manchester

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The speakers that will be appearing at this year's event

We have hand picked some of the leading figures within the rail industry to present at this year's event. Find out a bit more about each of our speakers below.

Mohammed Khan

Mohammed Khan

Bid Management International, Senior Consultant

Mohammed is a Chartered Civil Engineer who has held senior management roles within leading construction companies (Carillion, Balfour Beatty, Murphy, and Morgan Sindall) both in the Rail and Road sectors.

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His extensive experience has covered work winning, design development and site delivery.


He has worked on various high profile and prestigious projects including the route modernisation of the West Coast Railway line (from London to Glasgow), extension of the Jubilee line (London Underground) and more recently supported the preparation of the High Speed 2 bid.


Mohammed is very passionate about continuous development and education in the construction industry. He is currently preparing a book for publication; ‘Preparing and writing a winning Bid.

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Paul Hirst

Paul Hirst

Addleshaw Goddard LLP, Head of Transport

Paul is the head of the Transport Sector Group at AG having joined the team in August 2014 from DLA Piper where he was head of the rail and public transport practice.

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Paul is rated as one of the country's top transport lawyers with an unrivalled breadth of experience in the sector including: operation and maintenance concessions, procurement of transport infrastructure enhancements, light rail schemes, heavy rail franchising, rolling stock procurement and leasing and advising a range of public sector clients.

Paul is regularly mentioned in legal directories where he is listed as a "leading individual" and described as "outstanding" (Legal 500 2012) and having "excellent industry knowledge" (Legal 500 2013) and "highly intelligent with the people skills to deliver the right result" (Legal 500 2014) and with "massive industry knowledge" (Chambers 2014).

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Tony Poulton

Tony Poulton

Bid Management International, Senior Consultant

With over thirty years construction experience in senior management roles Tony has played a major part in work winning in the UK and overseas.

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Having worked for both clients and contractors Tony brings a wide experience in civil engineering, infrastructure, power, airports, rail and building.

Tony’s experience covers all aspects of project management from tendering and procurement to final hand back.

Tony’s particular area of expertise is in construction but with a strong knowledge of digital and system development projects.

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