Finance Leaders Group meeting (4)

Date(s) - June 10 2024
3:00pm - 4:30pm


  This event will take place online.

Our next Finance Leaders follows on from our previous edition by giving our finance colleagues the opportunity to hear from two very different parts of the industry: a major project and a train operating company.

  • Sam Turner, Chief Financial Officer, East West Rail is a nationally significant railway project which aims to deliver much-needed transport connections for communities between Oxford and Cambridge.
  • John Sturgeon, Finance Director, East Midlands Railway, a major operator delivering services across the region, is investing £600 million to bringing customer improvements to their services, trains and stations.


The event will be hosted by our Finance Leader Chair Stephen Longmore, Finance Director for Bridgeway Consulting and Vice Chair, Mark Gadsby, Director from Fishbone Solutions, together with our partner PKF SmithCooper, represented by David Crump, Corporate Finance Director. 


About the Finance Leaders Group

This initiative is designed to provide valuable peer-to-peer support, updates and discussion opportunities for finance professionals within the Rail Forum membership. 

Rail Forum members can access the meeting summary and other documents referenced in our first Finance Leaders Group meeting by visiting our Members Area:  To get free access, representatives from Rail Forum member companies should contact


Eligibility and who should attend?

This is a Rail Forum members only event, taking place online.

The event is limited to Finance Directors / Managers / individuals responsible for finance, of member companies only.  

Any questions, please contact 


Event details

The event will run from 3:00 – 4:30 via Zoom. 

Bookings will close on Thursday 6th at 12.00pm, with Joining Instructions including the delegate list issued shortly after.


Members, please select your company name from list; if you are not a Rail Forum member please select Non-Member.

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