We are delighted to announce the Women in Rail Awards 2022 shortlist.

In the 3 months the nomination process was open, the Women in Rail team received over 300 nominations from – and in respect of – a wide range of individuals, teams and companies in the industry. The judges commented that the calibre of the entries was truly remarkable and selecting who should be shortlisted and ultimately win was a very difficult task.


Best Training or Development Programme Award

Network Rail East Midlands Frontline Maintenance Team
Skills 4 Limited

Top Employer of the Year Award (Under 250 Employees)

Egis Transport Solutions
FJD Consulting

The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Award

Angelina Sooren – HSQE Director, Ground Control
Anita Gray – Head of Diversity and Inclusion, MTS UK, Worldline
Karen Wallace – Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager, ScotRail
Siemens Mobility Limited
West Midlands Trains

Rising Star of the Year Award

Catherine Baker – Civil Engineer, Mott MacDonald
Ellie May Jackson – SHEQ & Social Value Coordinator, Morgan Sindall
Ellie Revill – Welding Assistant, Renown Railway
Jasmine Waller – Mechanical Modification and Exam Technician, TXM Group
Lara Lightfoot – Project Agent, Story Contracting

Inspirational Woman of the Year Award

Ana MarĂ­a Castillo Serna – Capital Commercial Director, Southern Region, Network Rail
Celia Morris – Rail Division Learning & Development Consultant, Mott MacDonald
Chloe Tucknott – Operations Director, Rail Plant, Balfour Beatty
Karen Wallace – Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager, ScotRail
Marie Hill – Chief Transformation and Digitalisation Officer, DB Cargo UK
Dr Nike Folayan MBE – Technical Director, WSP
Susan Harris – Project Controls Director, Atkins, Member of the SNC-Lavalin Group

Social Inclusion Award

Siemens Mobility Limited
TransPennine Express
Transpennine Route Upgrade (West)

Top Employer of the Year Award (Over 250 Employees)

Atkins, Member of the SNC-Lavalin Group
Siemens Mobility Limited

Female Apprentice of the Year Award

Elaine Yip – Civil Engineer Apprentice, Mott MacDonald
Elizabeth Lewis – Environment & Sustainability Apprentice, Balfour Beatty
Marnie McKay – Engineer, Atkins, Member of the SNC-Lavalin Group
Nadia Davidson – Station Sales Clerk, Southern
Raphaela Boghi – Performance Aspire Apprentice, Great Western Railway

Inspirational Man of the Year Award

Chris Buckley – Head of Organisation Development, East Midlands Railway
Huw Jones – Managing Director Transport, BAM Nuttall
Matthew Foote – Route Operations Manager York and Sheffield, Network Rail

The Adeline Ginn Women in Rail Award

To be announced on the evening