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1st March 2016

Two employees from SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit UK were finalists at the 2016 Rail Business Awards.

UK Director of Transport Advisory, Marianne Kilpatrick, was shortlisted in the ‘Women in Rail’ Category. Dynamics, Gauging & Testing Team Leader, Stephen Pell, was nominated for ‘Rail Engineer of the Future’ and ‘Young Rail Professional of the Year’.

Marianne was brought on board in 2011 to establish the Transport Planning team. Previously, she held senior roles at Booz & Company and the World Bank. Marianne was promoted to her current role in August 2015.

Stephen joined the company graduate scheme in 2009. He started out as a Graduate Engineer and worked within the Vehicle Structures team, before being appointed Dynamics, Gauging & Testing Team Leader in July 2015.

Group Managing Director of Rail & Transit Engineering, Richard George, also presented an award at the ceremony. For the past 15 years, the company has sponsored the coveted ‘Rail Business of the Year’ category.

Michael Grace, Regional Director, Rail & Transit UK comments: “As longstanding supporters of the Rail Business Awards, we were pleased to see the hard work and dedication of our staff celebrated on the night. Marianne and Stephen are highly regarded in their respective fields, so this recognition is well deserved.”

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