Amanda Wilson has joined GB Railfreight (GBRf) as the new Head of Coal. She replaces Phil Webster, who was appointed Head of Contract Management in October last year.
Amanda brings with her a wealth of experience in the rail industry. She joined British Rail’s Youth Training Scheme at the age of 16 in 1983 and worked first in a passenger ticket office before moving into clerical support. Her first coal related role was in 1989 working for East Midlands Freight as a Coal Controller, based in Nottingham.
Before joining GBRf she worked for EWS in various positions within the coal team, before becoming the Coal Team Leader and most recently was Account Manager Coal for DB Schenker.
Amanda’s appointment is the latest in a series of changes brought in by GBRf’s Managing Director, John Smith, designed to boost the company’s already excellent standards of customer service.
Phil Webster said: “It is a pleasure to welcome Amanda to the team. Amanda is well experienced in the ESI Coal business, has customer service excellence and his well respected within the power generation business.”