16th September 2016
SNC-Lavalin has announced two senior Rolling Stock appointments within its UK Rail & Transit team (formerly Interfleet). Jason Groombridge has been promoted to the position of Rolling Stock Director, while James Beresford has come on board as a Principal Engineer.
Jason first joined the former Interfleet business in 2005 and was subsequently appointed as Business Leader for Passenger Rolling Stock in Australia. Since then, he has held several high profile roles within the company’s Australasian and UK operations.
Most recently, Jason was Head of Consulting for SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit in the UK. His 20 year career within the rail industry also includes jobs at Railcorp, Booz & Company, National Express Trains, Wessex Trains and HSBC Rail.
James joins SNC-Lavalin’s Rolling Stock Enhancements team from Bombardier Transportation. During his 15 year tenure there, James led a number of key projects. His most recent title was Cabs & Interiors Engineering Manager.
Previously, James worked for VBK Transport Interiors, Reckitt & Colman Europe, Metool Products and ABB Transportation.
“As a business, we have an established a worldwide reputation for our Rolling Stock expertise and I have every confidence that this product area will go from strength to strength under Jason’s leadership,” says Michael Grace, Regional Director, Rail & Transit UK. “We’re also delighted to welcome James to the team. His knowledge and experience will prove invaluable to our clients and to us.”