About Chris

Full Name:
Chris Kimberley

Designation:
Senior Associate – Business Strategy

About:

Chris Kimberley has 40 years of railway industry experience, from the line management of stations, train services and signallers up to working as a Company Director for the Board of the UK’s largest train operating company. He has undertaken senior operational management and project lead roles, the latter including the successful bids for the Northern Rail and Caledonian Sleeper multi-million-pound outsourced operations and maintenance passenger rail franchise contracts. Chris was the first Director of Rail Operations at HS2 Ltd. and he has a reputation for successfully delivering business and project objectives in multi-stakeholder environments through effective team and partnership working. Chris has been providing independent strategic advice to clients in both the private and public sectors since 2017. He can work either independently or as part of a multi-functional team, focusing always on delivering to the client’s needs whilst ensuring that new perspectives are brought to any situation. With a passion for ensuring that customer needs are firmly understood and placed at the centre of service design, he has most recently advised clients in the UK, Finland and the UAE in the development of their business strategies.