Our small dedicated team is focused on supporting our members and our strategic priorities:

  • Karen Jackson

    Programme Delivery Executive
    Karen is responsible for delivering our communications strategy, events programme and for supporting the delivery of some of our wider activities. karen@midlandsrail.co.uk  
  • Elaine Clark

    Chief Executive
    Elaine is responsible for the day to day running of the Rail Forum including working with the Board to set strategic priorities. She has responsibility for maintaining strong relationships across government and for delivery of our sector deal activities. elaineclark@midlandsrail.co.uk
  • Cat Appleby

    Membership Manager
    Cat is responsible for maintaining day to day contact with our members, developing our membership offer and listening to our members to ensure we are delivering what they need. cat@midlandsrail.co.uk  
  • Robert Hodgson

    Engagement Manager
    Bob has many years of experience working in the rail supply chain. He supports the Rail Forum team on specific projects including our sector deal work and collaborative opportunities for members. robert@midlandsrail.co.uk