Swapping skies for beating tracks

Randa Mohammad’s love of travel took a different route two years ago, when she swapped the high skies for a high-speed train as a Train Driver for Gatwick Express. She shares her career journey and advice for women wanting to join the rail industry.
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Enjoying the story in numbers

Lucy Young investigates and explores the numbers every day as the Head of Subscriptions Insight and Analytics at Telegraph Media Group (TMG). In our chat, Lucy shares her love of data storytelling and the importance of finding balance in ambition.
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My mum was a strong feminist

Lucy Taylor counts her mother as someone who positively influenced her to reach her potential. She is currently the HR Business Partner and responsible for a team who support and advise over 1300 engineers at Northern Trains.
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Going all aboard a career change

With a decade long career at Southeastern Railway, Rebecca Smith has spent the majority of her time as a train driver. A role which was almost a spontaneous decision after seeing a vacancy while working on the platform.
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Find yourself a career, not a job

Julia Wraithmell has been at Northern Trains for 33 years across a diverse number of roles. Starting out as a school leaver, she has loved every minute of working in the rail industry.
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Captivated by maths and the mind

In life, we sometimes come across people who inspire and have a lasting impact on our lives. For Eunice Israel, it was her maths teacher who not only taught her to love maths but also taught her to see life through a different lens.
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Get to know Gro – the new leadership team member

As a geologist, Gro Kyllingstad loves rocks. Not just studying them – as most of her fellow geologists do – but also climbing them.
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A career off the beaten track

Sue Essery’s second family is Northern Trains Limited, where she has spent the last 27 years across a variety of roles.
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How a trainee program is the perfect pathway to management

When Katarzyna Sumara started at SGN she didn’t know anything about the gas industry. Three years later and she is now a Trainee Team Manager and becoming a future people leader within the gas sector.
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Learning to lead while balancing a family

Debbie Kempton's career highlights after over 25 years working at BAE Systems, are unsursprisingly impressive, and all while balancing career and family responibilities.
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Opening your eyes to a fintech career

With dreams of being the next Einstein, Crystal Downie never considered working in financial services technology, but a chance event opened her eyes to an industry she loves.
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The flexibility to live a double-life: Meet the Engineer/Magistrate

After more than two decades across a number of teams, Jade McCready’s career with BAE Systems is still thriving, but what keeps her engaged is BAE Systems’ commitment to flexibility as she serves the community as a Magistrate.
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How to transition from sales rep to sales leader

Meghna Bailey has enjoyed a 20-year sales career in the technology sector, and last year she made the leap to a sales leadership role, promoted to Internal Sales Manager – Public Sector at Lenovo.
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How to create a community for working parents

When Marjorie Sanchez had her daughter in 2016, she was torn between her career aspirations and new-found responsibilities.
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