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Women in Rail – Networking Evening and launch of the South Regional Group

21st August 2017 @ 4:45 pm - 7:30 pm


The WRS Group (http://womeninrail.org/regional/south-regional-group/) aims to provide WR members based in the South region with a local network of support for their professional development, personal growth and confidence.


The launch will consist of a networking event, led by Anna Delvecchio, Commercial Account Director at Amey and leader of the WRS Group, supported by railway leaders including:


Adeline Ginn – Founder to Women in Rail, General Counsel at Angel Trains

Paul Plummer – Chief Executive, Rail Delivery Group

Gordon Wakeford – MD, Siemens-Mobility Division UK

Philip Hoare – MD Transportation, Atkins Transportation, UK & Europe

Neil Robertson – National Skills Academy for Rail and

Matthew Golton – Commercial Development Director and Deputy MD, GWR


During the event, you will get an opportunity to meet and discuss with our guests the importance of improving diversity and closing the skills gap in the UK railway sector and, more precisely, the challenges faced by our industry in the southern region.


The Agenda for the afternoon is as follows:


16:45: Registration

17:00: Welcome & Introductions

17:15: A few words from our guest speakers followed by Q&A

18:00: Drinks & Networking

19:30: Close


If you are interested in attending and finding out more about the Women in Rail community in the South region please register on south@womeninrail.org.


Places are limited so please book to avoid disappointment!



21st August 2017
4:45 pm - 7:30 pm


Women in Rail


Malmaison Hotel
18-20 Station Road
Reading, RG1 1JX United Kingdom
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