The Board

Meet our Board Members

The Board

We are very fortunate that we have great support and guidance from our Board Members. Each is a specialist in their field and has extensive knowledge from within the rail industry.

Tim Shoveller   Managing Director of Stage Coach and RBF Chairman

Jane English   HR Director - Merseyrail

Frank Johnson   Formerly Managing Director, Investments - RPMI

Janet Goodland   Formerly Director, Development Projects - Network Rail

Richard Goldson   Trustee of the Railway Pension Fund

Mark Enright   Head of Customer Delivery – Route Services IT - Network Rail 

Paula Hayes   Head of Rewards & Benefits - Network Rail 

Maggie Simpson   Director General - Rail Freight Group

Mark Newton   Team Leader, Safety, Security, Standards - Rail Delivery Group

John Kennedy   Infrastructure Human Resources Manager - Irish Rail 

Ciaran Barr   Formerly Investment Director - RPMI 

Ian Jeffrey   Director - Abellio Rail Replacement 

Merrick Willis   Formerly Chief Executive - Civil Servants Benevolent Fund



Get on Board! Join the RBF Trustee Board.

We are the RBF, the Rail Industry’s Charity. Relationship breakdown, illness, financial hardship, the loss of a loved one ….we are here to help. The RBF provides direct financial support and services that support the railway family to overcome the challenges they face through life’s journey. We have been supporting railway staff and their families for over 160 years, originally as the Railway Benevolent Institution and more recently as the RBF.



We currently have a vacancy on our Board.

More information can be found HERE or if you are interested please see the application pack HERE.

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