Chief Executive Officer and General Manager
Andy Barr
Born in 1973

Personal data
Born in 1973.

Professional experience
Andrew is Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Hitachi Rail STS. 
Before joining Hitachi Rail STS he worked for Hitachi where he was Deputy Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer and member of the Board of Hitachi Rail Europe and Agility Trains. 
Prior to this he held positions with Hitachi Rail Europe as Senior Vice President of the function Head of Projects, Operations and Maintenance as well as Head of Maintenance Delivery. 
Starting his career in 1990 with London Underground Limited Andrew also held posts with for UK train operator GNER before joining Bombardier Transportation UK Ltd.
Before joining Hitachi, From January 2002 to January 2005, he worked for the Strategic Rail Authority, UK Government as Engineering Manager, Rolling Stock. 

Academic Journey
BSc (Hons.) in Manufacturing Technology and Management at Brunel University. 
Member of Institution of Mechanical Engineers (Board Member).