Rail Industry Association (RIA) member, Linbrooke sponsored the Trailblazers Network Breakfast event hosted at Hilton Bankside Hotel, London. Key themes of the event included diversity, inclusivity as well as Women in Rail.
Hosted as part of the RIA annual conference, the event brought a panel of senior industry experts, future leaders and government authorities.
Trailblazers initiative brings together young and experienced professionals from across the industry to enable them to learn from each other, make new connections, and celebrate a vibrant and diverse rail workforce.
Martin Wright, Managing Director Linbrooke Rail who was honoured to speak at the event, quoted: "At Linbrooke, we believe in investing in our people and nurturing young talent into our future leaders, technology integrators & innovators. We understand that the work we do today in diversifying our workforce will shape the future of Linbrooke and the industries we serve."
Other attendees included Linbrooke Rail, Jason Garside, Head of Recruitment, Tim Thorne, Head of Linbrooke Design Services and Tom Tyndall, Trainee Project Manager.
About Rail Industry Association (RIA)
The Railway Industry Association (RIA) is the voice of the UK rail supply community. We help to grow a sustainable, high-performing, railway supply industry, and to export UK rail expertise and products. RIA has 300+ companies in membership in a sector that contributes £43 billion in economic growth and £14 billion in tax revenue each year, as well as employing 710,000 people. It is also a vital industry for the UK's economic recovery, supporting green investment and jobs in towns and communities across the UK; for every £1 spent in rail, £2.50 is generated in the wider economy. RIA's membership is active across the whole of railway supply, covering a diverse range of products and services and including both multi-national companies and SMEs (60% by number). To learn more go to www.riagb.org.uk