Paul Bebbington joins PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, as a partner in PA’s Transport practice. Paul specialises in digital solutions for rail and will support the delivery of products, programmes and services for PA’s clients.
Paul brings nearly 30 years’ experience in establishing and delivering digital solutions and large managed services for clients such as Network Rail, First Group, Trenitalia, Thales, and Siemens. Prior to PA, Paul worked at McLaren Applied Technologies where he led the Transport Business Unit, capitalising on Formula 1 technology and operations to accelerate client innovation and create new transport products and services.
Prior to this, Paul held senior roles in Siemens and Level 3 Communications, where he was responsible for product and services development in the transport industry, enabled by his years of experience of railway engineering as a regional head.
PA’s Transport experts work with governments, regulators, transport operators and infrastructure providers to devise the right strategies and harness breakthrough technologies to offer safe, efficient transport today, and plan for the uncertainty of tomorrow. PA is a trusted consulting partner for the transport sector and infrastructure providers throughout Europe, renowned for its technology capability, which includes market-leading agile, digital transformation, cloud platform and data offerings. More recently, PA supported Network Rail's R&D team to accelerate its innovation of new technologies, which can be deployed to improve existing assets' performance and address future challenges.
David Oliver, Global Head of Transport at PA Consulting, said: “I’m thrilled to welcome Paul to PA to help us grow our Transport team and Software & Controls capability. His experience in delivering digital solutions and large managed services for clients will prove invaluable to the practice and will help our clients to deliver their programmes and services in the best and most effective way possible.”
Paul added: “I have long since admired PA’s professionalism and credibility in the sector and am delighted to have the opportunity to work alongside experts on the incredible solutions that PA is renowned for creating for its clients. PA has a truly unique collection of design-led skills to navigate clients who aspire to provide better service offerings and cost management during these times. I simply can’t wait to join the team, add horsepower to current initiatives and drive new product strategies for even longer lasting impact and success.”