Managing Director (Owner)
Andy is the founder of Yellow Rail and Yellow Solutions Limited. A Chartered Marketer and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Andy achieved his BA (Hons) in Business and Finance at Leeds business school and his master’s degree in Marketing at Lincoln and Humberside University and is a member of the Institute of Directors.
Andy has held senior positions in Schlumberger, Alstom, Bombardier, Joyce Loebl and Nomad prior to creating Yellow Rail in 2007. Under Andy’s direction Yellow Rail has become a successful and established rail service business, delivering a range of services and products to both the passenger and freight sectors.
Andy’s primary responsibilities include business strategy, day to day leadership of the Yellow Group businesses and ensuring the management team has the tools to succeed.
Technical and Engineering Director
Zeph is a very experienced Chartered Engineer who has a BEng (Hons) in Integrated Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Systems Engineering from Cranfield University and a professional Engineer with the Institute of Engineering and Technology. An experienced Director with specific expertise in company development in the Rail sector.
Previously Head of Technical Solutions at Thales, responsible for the development of Digitalisation solutions for UK Rail sector and as the Design Authority for Thales Main-line solutions including ETCS, TPWS and TMS. Extensively involved in Digital Railway Early Contractor Involvement work with Network Rail shaping future specifications for Digital Railway, with considerable experience of delivering complex system integration projects for Rail to OEM’s, Train operators, Freight and Network Rail.
Zeph is professional head of engineering for Yellow companies, responsible for all Engineering activities including new product and service development.
Projects and QHS&E Director (Co-owner)
An experienced company Director with a background in the IT and management training, construction, and manufacturing sectors, joining the rail sector in 2003, working in commercial, finance and project delivery.
Helen is a key member of the board and senior management team and is responsible for all project, operations, QMS, EMS and H&S activities including the delivery of major, high value safety critical projects to the passenger and freight sectors.
Sandra joined Yellow Rail as Financial Manager in 2015, promoted to the management team as Financial Director in 2018. A qualified Management Accountant with over 20 years’ experience in various sectors and roles including Finance Manager and Financial Controller.
Sandra is responsible for the day to day financial management of Yellow company activities, management reporting and the finance team, whilst supporting delivery of the Group’s business objectives and advising the board on financial matters.