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Phil Gaffney

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Phil Gaffney

Phil Gaffney retired from Hong Kong MTR Corporation Ltd. as Managing Director – Operations and Business Development in 2005. After initial training as a Signalling Engineer with British Railways and positions in Scotland and London, Phil Gaffney moved to Hong Kong MTR in 1977.

During 28 years with Hong Kong MTR he held various engineering positions and as Operations Director, from 1998 to 2003, he formulated and implemented a major initiative to improve reliability to the railway and reduce operational costs. From 2003 until his departure in December 2005, Phil was responsible for the development and implementation of MTR's international business.

Phil provides strategic advisory services to a number international railway authorities and companies.

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