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15th January 2021

Initiate Consulting proudly welcomes back Richard Golding as their new Director of Rail

Initiate Consulting proudly welcomes back Richard Golding as their new Director of Rail

Richard re-joins Initiate as their Director of Rail. He brings with him over 40 years’ experience of the UK and overseas rail and construction industry with extensive Assurance, Project and Commercial management. He has strong specialist knowledge in railways, railway regulatory funding and financing, urban regeneration, business case analysis and preparation.

Richard, who has a comprehensive specialist rail background, was most recently a Director in the rail sector at Gleeds, and before the short time with Initiate as their UK Rail Account Director, he was the Project Director at Mott MacDonald responsible for rail, highway, aviation and light rail transit, having previously been at Network Rail as their Head of Strategy and at Railtrack as their Asset Manager/Head of Sponsorship.

Richard said: “I am delighted and excited to have re-joined Initiate Consulting whom I have know since c2005 and worked with in 2016 on the LUL and Crossrail Stations Joint Delivery Partner team.”

Ian Lumsden, Managing Director at Initiate, said: “We are immensely pleased that Richard chose to come back to Initiate after his time at Gleeds, Initiate is growing rapidly in infrastructure and related areas and Richard will reinforce that growth in the rail sector where he is highly regarded.”