Gryphon is an established UK railway consultancy that provides specialist advisory and project services to large UK based Train Operators and technology integrators. Established in 2008, we have a proven reputation for delivering significant value on behalf of our clients especially in the context of specifying, managing and delivering high-value technology based programmes.
As a team, we have decades of specialised knowledge and experience derived from holding numerous senior management and engineering positions within the UK rail sector. Bringing together our knowledge of rail franchises, station-based technologies and project delivery capabilities, we are able to provide our clients with a unique blend of commercial and engineering support.
Gryphon also has access to an enviable partner network that enables us to expand our resource base to include design and installation services across a range of engineering and technical disciplines. Our specific areas of expertise include:
Mark has spent his whole career working across the UK rail industry and has held several senior positions within a number of large engineering and technology companies including Network Rail.
Using his industry experience and knowledge, Mark founded Gryphon in 2008 with the intention of providing high-value advisory support to a variety of large rail organisations.
A decade later, Gryphon has gone on to achieve great success by helping clients achieve their objectives and ensure successful outcomes are achieved.
Highlights over that past 10 years include…
“I feel very privileged and grateful to have worked within this unique industry for so long and to have met so many passionate and capable people along the way.
For someone whose services more often revolve around technology deployment, it gives me the greatest satisfaction when we are able to take an idea, present it to a boardroom and then have the opportunity to physically delivery that idea through to completion”.
Dave has served the rail industry for 40 years and has worked predominantly in finance, procurement and strategy roles during this time.
He is a Director of Gryphon and leads on station policy, station strategy and regulatory matters.
Having spent the latter of his career within the Merseyrail organisation, Dave has held a number of senior management positions including Advisor to the Merseyrail Board, Projects Development Director and Projects and Procurement Director.
In recent years, Dave has spent more time supporting a number of owning groups on a more strategic basis in the wider industry and with their bidding effort for new TOC franchises.
Dave’s achievements include: