THE RAILWAY INDUSTRY INNOVATION AWARDS
Founded in 1998, the Railway Industry Innovation Awards are the longest-standing awards scheme in the industry. Now organised by the 4th Friday Club, the Awards are the annual event at which everybody keen on seeing innovation in the railway sector meets up to discuss and celebrate the brightest ideas in the industry
NEXT EVENT: Friday 22 June 2018
VENUE: Paddington Hilton, 146 Praed St, London W2 1EE
Industry and Technology Editor, Modern Railways
Roger is probably best known for his authoritative column ‘Informed Sources’ in the monthly trade and technical magazine Modern Railways. ‘Informed Sources’ is noted for its in-depth analysis of railway technical, commercial and policy issues.
GUEST OF HONOUR
Chief Engineer, Network Rail
Jon Shaw joined Network Rail in 2015 from Bombardier, where he was VP Engineering responsible for the design development and maintenance engineering of Bombardier’s trains across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. His previous roles include Global VP Engineering for Ansaldo STS based in Genoa and seven years working for Hitachi on the development and introduction of the Javelin trains onto HS1. A chartered engineer, Jon is a Fellow of both the IRSE and IET and, following the award of a gold scholarship, holds an MBA with distinction from the University of Manchester.