Karl Gilmore

Rail Programme Director

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Karl Gilmore joined Transport for Wales in 2018 as Rail Programme Director, responsible for delivering the South Wales Metro programme and wider infrastructure projects across Wales. 

He joined TfW from Network Rail, where he held the role as Senior Programme Manager delivering a wide portfolio of construction projects, along with overhead line equipment in support of the electrification programme.  In his earlier rail career Karl delivered complex track renewals, along with various enhancement schemes country wide.  

Prior to joining the railway, Karl achieved the rank of Warrant Officer Class 2 as a logistician in Her Majesty's Armed Forces, where he was responsible for the planning, co-ordination and control of military movement on deployments worldwide.