MEET THE TEAM
Leeps Consulting has a team of highly skilled technical, safety and behavioural experts.
Principal Consultant: Rob has over 25 years’ experience of the electricity supply industry and railway electrification. With experience as a senior authorised person, control engineer and incident manager he has an excellent understanding of infrastructure and electrical safety principles. As an experienced programme manager and network operations manager his safety experience comes with a practical understanding of the risks and hazards associated with the electrification systems.
Rob is a qualified business coach and leadership development expert as well as a City and Guilds trainer and Assessor.
Senior Consultant: Jamie has over 20 years experience in rail construction – starting on the tools and progressing to the role of senior construction manager. He is a member of the Institute of Occupational Safety (IOSH) and a qualified City and Guilds Trainer and Assessor. He has practical experience of managing and delivering large scale, high value rail electrification and rail construction projects and an in depth understanding of the safety culture necessary to safely deliver works within the rail environment. He holds safety critical competencies such as COSS OLP, Machine Controller, Crane Supervisor, Cable Train Delivery Systems Trainer, HV Assessor and Competent Person and several other key railway competences. Jamie has practical experience of mentoring the workforce so enabling an improved safety culture.
Senior Consultant: Ian is a career railwayman with extensive experience across electrification and operations. He is an industry recognised expert on electrical control and isolation planning and has most recently been designing and delivering related training courses. As an experienced Electrical Control Manager he has contributed to the shaping of railway electrification safety rules and isolation planning process design. Ian holds various training qualifications and has extensive experience of niche electrification and control function training courses.
Delaine has a background in the pensions industry, where she developed her extensive administrative and client relations skills. With an adaptable approach, her more recent work with two charities has involved everything from organising board meetings to creating marketing materials.
Delaine is proactive in expanding her knowledge of the Business and is looking forward to utilising her skills through her input into the development of LEEPS Employee Engagement Activities.
With an eye for detail and a calm, organised approach, Delaine is already proving to be a valuable member of the team
Senior Consultant: Richard started his career with British Rail over 40 years ago and is a highly experienced and accomplished railway electrification and operations professional. He is an industry recognised expert in DC electrical safety processes including isolations and control functions and well respected amongst his peers. Richard has provided SCADA training for Electrical Control Operators and Managers. Most recently, he has responsibility for delivering TPCMS training, which is the new supervisory system being introduced to all Network Rail Electrical Control Rooms. He is a dedicated, calm and reliable individual with a life-long career focused on service delivery, effective process management and technical training. Richard holds training qualifications and has extensive experience of niche electrification training courses.
Commercial Manager: Fiona has a background in financial administration and teaching which ensures her highly organised and meticulous approach makes her a trusted point of contact. She supports the development of the business as well as using her commercial and financial experience to maintain the business as a competitive and cost efficient operation. She is passionate about quality processes as well as developing collaborative supply chain relationships.
Fiona is a qualified teacher with further certification in training/assessing and mental health first aid.
Technical Consultant: Warren has extensive experience in the measured survey industry for a wide range of clients. Within the measured survey profession he has gained a diverse knowledge in a wide range of survey techniques, project management and CAD software. He also has a wide range of knowledge in the IT and photography industries. Warren is an experienced drone (UAV) pilot with permission to fly from the CAA for commercial projects (PfCO). He is an advanced user of 3d laser scanners, total stations and GPS receivers. Warren holds qualifications in Civil Engineering, Revit (BIM level 2) and Autocad. He is passionate about the use of technology in the surveying and the railway industry, in particular the use of drones to gather data quickly and safely.