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Tony Manktelow - Consultant

I am an experienced railway operator with over 30 years' of experience in the UK rail industry primarily with Train Operating Companies and Infrastructure Controllers. I am a strategic Human Resource Development (HRD) and Railway Operations Consultant specialising in Human Factors, Non-Technical Skills, Competence Management, Continuous Professional Development, Learning and Development (L&D), Organisation Development, and Rail Projects.


Network Operations

Former operational train crew. Experience in UK Operations activities (Driver, Guard, Signaller, Train Planning, Electrical Control Operator). Experience of Engineering function within UK Train Operating Companies (TOCs) and Infrastructure Controllers.

Safety & Assurance

Competence Management expert. Experience of reviewing and developing Safety Management Systems and Competence Management Systems for safety critical industries (heavy & light rail, bus, shipping, logistics, pharmaceutical). Human Factors specialist and experience of applying Non-Technical Skills assessment and quality assurance to safety-critical competence management. Project & Programme Management: PM roles in Network Rail. UK franchise bid teams. Senior Consultant roles in UK, European & International projects.

Training & Development

L&D Management roles for British Rail, UK TOCs, Railtrack and Network Rail. Practical experience of L&D delivery and management across a range of disciplines within Operations and Engineering. MSc in HRD. Qualified assessor and verifier.

Change Management

Organisation change experience with Railtrack, Network Rail and UK TOCs.