Narad, a highly experienced rail professional, heads the CBG Rail sector and acts as Rail Project/Technical Director. He also undertakes Design Engineering management and quality assurance activities, ensuring that competent engineering resources are allocated to the projects. He maintains the Competency Management System (CMS) and ensures that projects are designed to Network Rail and other relevant industries standards and delivers high-quality products and deliverables that meet project scope and requirements.

He has more than twenty years’ of experience delivering rail projects, along with major railway infrastructure projects for Network Rail, High Speed 2, TOCs and local authorities. With his extensive experience within the rail industry and directly worked for Network Rail in various roles e.g. Project Engineer, Designated Project Engineer (DPE), Programme & Departmental Engineering Manager (PEM/DEM) and as a chartered engineer, he will be able to lead the team in delivering high-quality solutions whilst considering value for money to the clients by offering efficient ways of working and streamlining the process and procedures.

Narad has been appointed as PE, CRE, DPE, CEM and Departmental Engineering Manager (DEM) roles managing various disciplines, multidisciplinary coordination, integration, and interface activities under NR/L2/RSE/02009 and acting as lead designer, engineering manager for many projects over the years when working directly for Network Rail and via design consultancy in almost all the Network Rail regions.

Narad Bhandari

Technical Director - Head of Rail

Location: Oxford

Qualifications: Chartered Engineer (CEng) with IET, MSc and MPhil in Electrical Engineering, Member of Institute of Engineering Technology (MIET)