Porterbrook today confirmed that Sir Adrian Montague will be joining the rail asset management company as Chairman of the Board on 1 July, 2020. Sir Adrian recently retired as Chairman of Aviva PLC and is currently Chairman of Cadent Gas, Manchester Airports Group, and TheCityUK Leadership Council.
Sir Adrian brings over four decades of experience across transport, infrastructure, and financial services, having previously served as Deputy Chairman of Railtrack and Chairman of Cross London Rail Links, the precursor to Crossrail. In addition, he has also served in government roles including Chief Executive of the Treasury Taskforce, Deputy Chairman of Partnerships UK plc and Deputy Chairman of the UK Green Investment Bank.
Mary Grant, CEO of Porterbrook said: “I am delighted that Sir Adrian Montague is joining Porterbrook. The company and Board will benefit enormously from his invaluable experience of UK rail and infrastructure investment. This is an exciting time for our business, and I look forward to working closely with Adrian.”
Sir Adrian added: “Porterbrook has ambitious plans for the coming years, particularly its vision of adding value across the whole lifecycle of trains, and the innovative projects underway to decarbonise the railway. These initiatives are vital at this critical time, and I am keen to play my part in ensuring Porterbrook delivers for its customers, stakeholders and the traveling public.”