About us

We are experts in delivering rail projects, originally large scale complex electrification schemes. We can holistically programme or project manage as well as provide individual services such as design, engineering, construction and commercial. We've now started to transfer this experience to the wider infrastructure market.

Mat Baine

Group CEO

Mat started his career in the rail industry in 1991 at Romford Overhead Line Maintenance Depot as Trainee Lineman. He subsequently worked at Balfour Beatty, Amec, Colas and Network Rail, working on prestigious projects such as Southern Power Upgrade and Thameslink including London Bridge Station. Mat co-founded CPMS in 2012 and, in the last 8 years has built a diverse team within a very successful business. Mat is a passionate advocate of diversity and inclusion in business and the SME community.

Damien Gent

MD, CPMS Infrastructure

Damien has worked in the rail industry for 20 years, 12 of which were in key roles at Network Rail. In 2012, Damien co-founded CPMS and has since continued to work on high profile projects such as Southern Region Power Supply, Thameslink, Meridian Water Station and the Ipswich Chord.  Damien has exemplary experience in the programme, project and engineering management of large multi-discipline projects within the rail industry, spanning from infrastructure projects to technology enabled programmes.

Tim Galvani

MD, CPMS Consulting

Tim has worked in the construction industry for over 20 years, beginning his career as a Civil Engineer with Alfred McAlpine and thereafter working across the Highway, Aviation and subsequently Rail sectors. Tim has worked across all levels of the supply chain, from client side at Network Rail through to sub-contractor with Stobart Rail, maintaining engineering at his core. Tim co-founded CPMS in 2012 and has since used his extensive expertise in Project Delivery to develop and lead project teams through the lifecycle of complex projects for a wide range of clients across the transport sector.

Chris Mackie

Group Commercial Director

Chris has worked in the rail industry for 20 years undertaking a variety of commercial and delivery roles at Transport for London and Network Rail. He has successfully managed multi-million-pound contracts from procurement to final account. Chris co-founded CPMS in 2012 and has project experience working on the Great Eastern Overhead Line Renewal, Intelligent Infrastructure, Thameslink and various London Underground schemes.

Tom Grunwald

Group Finance Director

Tom is an experienced Finance Director. He joined CPMS in 2018, having worked for over 15 years in small and large businesses across a wide range of industries including Financial Services, Property, Leisure and Business Services. Tom specialises in advising companies with active shareholders and investors.

Alex Phillips

Group HR Director

Alex joined CPMS in January 2018, having worked in HR for 20 years in Bechtel, Network Rail and CH2M. She is passionate about building and developing teams and ensuring people are treated with respect and comfortable being honest and open. 

Adeline Ginn

Group Strategy & Legal Director

Adeline joined CPMS in March 2020 after spending 20 years within one of Britain’s leading rolling stock companies, first as lead lawyer of their European business and then as General Counsel for 10 years. In 2012, Adeline founded Women in Rail, a charity which purpose is to improve gender balance, diversity and inclusion in the UK railway sector, an agenda she is passionate about.

Ben Howlett

Non-Executive Director

Ben Howlett is a former MP, champion of equalities and public policy expert. He has extensive experience in the development of policy in transport and national infrastructure and public service reforms.  He is an advocate for small and medium sized businesses within the rail sector and joined CPMS in 2020 as a Non-Exec Director.

Nigel Rzemieniecki

Non-Executive Chairman

Nigel is an experienced sales, marketing and management professional having operated in international technology companies and taken start-up ventures to successful exit. Nigel joined CPMS in June 2019 to support the executive team in delivering the business' growth plans.

Andy Parker

Head of Programme & Project Management

Andy joined CPMS in 2013, and has worked in the rail industry for 16 years, first at London Underground and then at Network Rail and with Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers where he delivered complex multi-disciplinary rail projects. Andy is passionate about project management and is a strong supporter of the Association of Project Management.

Jenny Outten

Head of Safety, Environment, Assurance and Sustainability

Jenny joined CPMS in 2013, having worked in the rail industry over 20 years, first at Balfour Beatty and then at Network Rail. Jenny has a wealth of knowledge and experience and is passionate about adding value in the industry. Her project experience includes the management of the design and construction phase of the main train shed roof at Kings Cross station and Principal Contract Manager on the Anglia Electrification Programme.

Sarah Mills

Handback Manager

Sarah joined CPMS in 2013, having worked in the Rail industry for over 12 years at Network Rail in their delivery and development team. Sarah is an expert in Close Out and Handback Management and is passionate about document management, document assurance, asset management and closing down projects.

Robert Wade

Head of Commercial Management

Rob joined CPMS in 2015, having 19 years of client and contractor facing experience within the Rail, Water, Civil and Infrastructure sectors. Rob's first appointment at CPMS was as lead of the Anglia Electrification Portfolio. Rob is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and an Accredited NEC Project Manager.

Nicoleta Golumbina

Health & Safety Assistant

Nicoleta joined the CPMS team in 2015 as Health and Safety Assistant. Nicoletta has 15 years’ experience working in dynamic construction and rail companies and a passion for safety. Nicoleta has worked on many Network Rail electrification projects where she was responsible for project data dashboards, entire project KPI details and data along with safety briefings.

Becky Gray

Project Manager

Becky has worked in the rail industry for 5 years, predominantly on E&P projects such as Liverpool Street Station and Cambridge Signal Box. She also delivered the Overhead Line Renewal of 74 no. wire runs on the Shenfield to Southend Victoria line.

Nishat Tasnin

Assistant Project Manager

Nishat is new to the rail industry, having joined CPMS in 2019. Nishat has been on rotation around the business, gaining exposure to different fields of expertise such as Project Management and rail infrastructure, working with high profile clients including Network Rail. Nishat is currently an APM student with high hopes to achieve her Project Manager’s Qualification in 2021.

Antony Kelly

Engineering & Design Manager

Antony is an MEng Civil Engineering graduate with 10 years' experience in the rail industry, predominantly in permanent way renewals. Antony has progressed from a Graduate Engineer to now working within CPMS as an Engineering and Design Manager. Antony has extensive experience of working for key industry clients such as London Underground and Nexus. Antony loves the pressure and planning of engineering work in weekend possessions.

Mohammed Abubaker

Project Manager

Mohammed joined CPMS in 2019. He has extensive experience managing projects within the IT, Financial Services, Retail and HR sectors. He has a passion to strengthen the use of technology within the railway industry by delivering projects focusing on efficient ways of working.  

George Shaw

Scheme Project Manager

George joined CPMS in 2017 as Assistant Project Manager. George has been responsible for the day to day running of projects, working in both the engineering and asset management spheres. George is currently working as Scheme Project Manager on the Intelligent Infrastructure Programme and is an active member of the CPMS Diversity and Inclusion Team.

Zoe Bibby

Project Manager

Zoe joined CPMS in 2015. She started as Scheme Project Manager and progressed from working in a Principal Contractor team with a heightened focus on safety, to one managing bridge replacements. She has experience of handbacks and is now working on the Intelligent Infrastructure Programme.

Debbie Kucharski

Quality Manager

Debbie joined CPMS as Quality Manager in September 2019 having previously worked for 24 years as a Senior Manager in the Banking Industry.  Debbie has extensive experience of managing teams in a highly regulated environment. At CPMS, Debbie also qualified as an internal auditor for ISO.

Farah Sajwani

Assistant Project Manager

Farah has a master’s degree in Engineering Project Management from The University of Manchester. Farah joined CPMS as a project management graduate in 2019 and has been working in the rail industry for the past 18 months, gaining experience on CPMS Infrastructure projects.

Adam Burrows

Project Manager

Adam joined CPMS in 2014 as Assistant Project Manager. He has been working on large electrification projects such as Gospel Oak to Barking Electrification Project and the Bridge and Platform extensions on the Wessex route. At CPMS, Adam progressed from Scheme Project Manager to Project Manager, a role he currently holds.

WHO ARE CPMS?

CPMS was established in 2012 by four like-minded individuals with over 80 years of combined project delivery experience.

From these beginnings, the company has grown significantly over the last few years. This growth has been fostered on the back of exceedingly high levels of client satisfaction.

We believe that our success is down to hard work, honest and transparent dealings and the delivery of well thought out client solutions.

Our core values, they're easy to remember, they spell out our name - CPMS

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Collaborative

We are one team with a combined vision, working together with our clients, sharing knowledge and actively listening to their requirements and expectation.

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Professional

We lead by example, displaying a commitment to effective performance, acting with honesty, dependability and integrity.

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Motivated

We value the ability to challenge, driven by the desire to learn, lead and accomplish effective outcomes always maintaining an enthusiastic and inspirational attitude.

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Safe & Sustainable

We strive to create safe working environments, both in our workplace and in our communities, to meet the needs of the present without compromising the future.

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