Route Programme Director, London North Eastern & East Midlands, Network Rail
Toufic Machnouk is currently Programme Director for Network Rails London North Eastern and East Midlands Route responsible for digital railway transformation.
Having started his career in infrastructure management and operations, he went on to deliver major projects and industry change programme. He delivered the first multi-traction train maintenance facility for the Great Western Railway where his team was recognised for breakthroughs in safety performance and industry collaboration, receiving national awards.
He was most recently on Crossrail, the largest infrastructure project in Europe, responsible for upgrading the networks train control systems, and oversaw major operational infrastructure upgrades in the Greater London area.
He is passionate about technology, and the development of skills and talent lecturing at universities. Born and educated in the UK, he has completed the Industry Accelerated Leaders Programme, Business Leaders Programme with Warwick Business School and holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering Design.