Group Safety, Technical & Engineering Director,
Martin Frobisher is responsible for the safety, technical and engineering functions. This includes a varied mix of technical issues ranging from biodiversity to track engineering. The team sets policy and technical standards and provides assurance to confirm that standards are being delivered. Prior to taking up his current role Martin was route managing director for the London North Western Route, responsible for railway operations and infrastructure maintenance - this included the railways linking London to Birmingham, and the North West. It’s an interesting mix of very different railways, including the Merseyrail underground, urban centres, the high speed West Coast line and some very rural lines.
Martin has 20 years experience in a variety of safety, operational and maintenance roles. Prior to joining the railway Martin worked in the chemical industry, at ICI Polyurethanes. Martin is married with two daughters. His hobbies are running and Sunday school teaching