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Leadership Team

On 1 August 2008, in accordance with the Heads of Terms, the agreements published in November 2007 between DfT and TfL on the future funding and governance of the Crossrail project, the Crossrail Board was reconstituted.

The Crossrail Board comprises:

Of the above members Simon Wright, Chris Sexton and Mathew Duncan are executive.

Click on the images below for biographies of Main Board Members

The Executive Committee

Below the main Board is the Executive and Investment Committee, comprising the following:

  • Simon Wright OBE, Chief Executive and Programme Director
  • Mathew Duncan, Finance Director
  • Paul Grammer, Commercial Director
  • Martin Brown, Health and Safety Director
  • Chris Sexton, Technical Director
  • Howard Smith, Operations Director
  • Matthew White, Surface Director
  • Dawn Barker, Head of Human Resources
  • Susan Beadles, Head of Legal Services
  • Lucy Findlay, Chief of Staff

Board of Directors