Mark Livock

Mark Livock’s extensive railway career hitherto embraces management of rail franchises and project delivery.  Many of his roles have involved building strong cross-industry relationships between the public and private sectors, working successfully with Ministers, senior civil servants and directors of train operating companies as well as suppliers including Network Rail.

Highlights have included serving as Principal Programme Client on behalf of the UK Department for Transport (DfT) for the Transpennine Route Upgrade between 2016 and 2019, as DfT Head of Programme Assurance in the Crossrail Joint Sponsor Team between 2008 and 2010 and as a franchise manager for both the DfT and the Strategic Rail Authority between 2004 and 2008.

Since 2020, Mark Livock has been a senior consultant with rail-focused public affairs and media relations company Cogitamus Limited, supporting client projects across England and Wales including providing strategic advice to Transport for the North.