Helen McAllister

Head of Strategic Planning (FNPO)
Network Rail
Helen joined Network Rail in 2004 following the completion of a Doctorate at Imperial College, London. In the subsequent 15 years, she has been involved in cross industry strategic and business planning. She is now Head of Strategic Planning for Freight and National Passenger Operators within the System Operator, working closely with customers and regions to identify the opportunities to deliver improvements for end users. The Network wide remit of the role includes leading Network Strategies – the Railway for Everyone Network Strategy draft is currently being finalised and the Traction Decarbonisation Network Strategy is underway. Helen was a member of the Decarbonisation Task Force, chaired by Malcolm Brown.
 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Seminar Sessions
Developing Rail's Infrastructure:
  • The future for Network Rail maintenance and enhancement planning

  • How ORR holds Network Rail to account
Decarbonising the Railway:
  • Creating a vision for a low-carbon rail future

Andrew Kluth, Lead Carbon Specialist, RSSB

Head of Strategic Planning (FNPO)
Network Rail
Mental Health Strategy:
  • Health Management in Rail