Steve Butcher

Executive General Manager & Managing Director Rail & Transport - John Holland Group

As the Executive General Manager & Managing Director Rail & Transport of John Holland Group, I am responsible for planning, leading and executing the full end to end rail portfolio of rail engineering, design and construction and the Operations and Maintenance businesses.

I am also responsible for the strategic direction, growth and bidding activities along with day to day operations reporting to the group board. This role holds full P&L accountability for the Rail division and associated consortiums and joint ventures.

I have over 41 years’ experience in the rail industry and am regarded as one of the most experienced global rail experts, having worked in the UK, Middle East, India, USA, Australia and Asia Pacific regions.

Prior to joining John Holland, Steve was Managing Director Global Transport with Serco, where he was responsible for the operational and strategic aspects of its global transport business.

I am a General Director on the ARA Board.