Group Managing Director
Glasgow HQ’d SWGR
Raj Sinha is a Chartered Civil Engineer with over 30 years’ experience in the rail industry. He is currently the Group Managing Director of SWGR, which provides rail infrastructure support services nationwide. He was also Managing Director of SSE Enterprise Rail, which enjoyed a prolific period of growth during his tenure – he still supports SSE in a Non-exec capacity. He has led some of the largest corporate and private infrastructure companies in the UK rail sector and was the youngest Head of Projects at Network Rail. He graduated from the University of Glasgow with a BSc in Civil and Structural Engineering. Raj has successfully led teams and organisations across Britain’s railways for the last 25 years winning and successfully delivering major projects and initiatives valued at more than £2bn. Today, Raj is a shareholding Group Managing Director at Glasgow-based SWGR – a business that has been in existence for more than 30 consecutive years. With impressive contract wins under Raj’s leadership in the last six months, and strong opportunities on the horizon, SWGR is certainly looking like it is going to be the place to be over the coming months and years. Raj will talk about his more recent work at SWGR, how competency and training management is helping the company to build on its strong historic performance – keeping its people safe and delivering a good and quality service. He will also discuss how he wants to build collaborative relationships with like-minded businesses across Scotland’s Railway.