Appointment of Non Exec Director

Dr George Bearfield has been appointed as our Non Exec Director.

George says “Robust and dependable technical assurance is absolutely essential to the railway and since its inception NCB has proven itself as one of the key players in this field. I’m really looking forward to working with the board of NCB and its executive on continuing that journey, and ensuring that NCB continues to provide its customers with the assurance they need as the railway evolves for the future.”

George Bio:

George has 25 years of experience in safety assurance and engineering and is currently Health & Safety Director at Rock Rail. George has responsibility for Rock Rail’s Safety Management Systems including safety assurance responsibilities for all fleets under its management.

George was previously the Director of System Safety and Health at the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) where he was responsible for RSSB’s work to support the rail industry in all aspects of its health and safety management and assurance processes and capabilities. George also played a key role in the setting of the national rail health and safety strategy and in delivering associated programmes, including sponsoring the successful relaunch of the national supplier qualification scheme, RISQS, in 2018.


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