Charlie Hodgson appointed Go-Ahead’s MD Rail Development
15 July 2013 • Author: Go-Ahead Group
Charlie Hodgson has been appointed Managing Director – Rail Development at UK transport operator Go-Ahead.
Charlie was formerly responsible for rail strategy and overseeing rail franchise bids at Go-Ahead. He succeeds Alex Hynes.
A former Associate Director at KPMG, Charlie joined Go-Ahead in April 2012. His experience includes working with clients in the transport and infrastructure sectors at KPMG, primarily on strategy and transactions. He also supported Govia on its winning South Central franchise bid in 2009. Prior to joining KPMG Charlie worked in Government for five years, including at the Department for Transport and the Strategic Rail Authority.
David Brown, Group Chief Executive of Go-Ahead said: “Charlie’s experience and expertise will be invaluable over the coming months as we work to secure new business including DLR, Thameslink and Crossrail. I am pleased that the depth and experience within our Rail Development team means we can promote an internal candidate.”
Charlie said: “This is an exciting opportunity for me to play a key role in securing new opportunities for Go-Ahead and building on the company’s strong rail portfolio.”