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DAVID PINDER BRICE
Date of birth: 12th July 1934
Address: 11 Sebastian Ave Shenfield, Brentwood, Essex. CM15 8PN
Tel:+44 1277 221422 Fax: +441277 263614
Nationality: British. Health: excellent Marital Status: married with four adult children
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I have an open-minded and clear approach to problem solving, have a proven record of leadership in diverse managerial situations, and am a good team leader. I am proud of my communication skills, confident in public speaking and assured in making presentations. I have wide-ranging interests and good general knowledge, am interested in people and strong in inter-personal skills.
A. EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
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B. PROFESSIONAL HISTORY.
My main career (34 years) with British Rail covered the following key areas:
Ground level management Freight / Passenger Operations - full responsibility for rail operations in major commuter and freight areas.
- Freight and Passenger Train Planning at HQ level: re-equipment / new working practices / revised service
plans for changed market demand; rolling stock diagramming, resource minimisation / optimised utilisation, new freight terminal design; introduction of inter-modal services/ terminal equipment; ship/train interface/ port operations for cross-Channel train ferries. Freight Marketing; creation of new business specifications for UK-wide freight services: negotiation with senior European rail management.
Since early retirement in 1993, I have worked as an International Rail Consultant on the following projects. Please also access my company website at www.bricerail.co.uk
C, KEY EXPERIENCE.
Summary of Key Main Career Experience
Ground level management of freight and passenger operations.
Reshaping of passenger and freight services to meet changed market demand.
Management of change: introduction of new equipment / new working practices.
4. Planning of UK-Europe freight services via the Channel Tunne Detailed as under:-
1. Ground Level Management
Eight years spent covering all aspects of 'ground level' freight and passenger operations:-
1965-7:Asst Yard Manager Temple Mills: shift manager of major London area marshalling yard.
1967/8: Station Manager Lea Valley Line; management of heavy passenger / freight route i/c seven stations / four major freight terminals.
1968-73: Area Manager Southend; general management of both LTS and GE routes i/c 14 stations, two traction depots, 700 staff and revenue budget in excess of £50m
2. Train Service Re-planning
1971-3: timetable re-planning: demand update; new service interval pattern – resource / line capacity optimisation.
1973-86: i/c re-shaping of UK freight timetable / changed market demand; transit and resource optimisation; production of train specifications / service implementation.
Management of Change
Introduction of new wagon fleet, switch to inter-modal equipment / services; cost minimisation / optimal resource utilisation.
4. Initial Channel Tunnel Freight Services
Planning of UK-European timetable; train path negotiation with SNCF/DB/NS inter-modal / conventional wagon services, harmonisation of equipment and resources.
DOMESTIC UK WORK.
Mass Transit Schemes.
Heavy Rail Operations.
3. Joint Light and Heavy Rail Operations.
4. Freight / Passenger Terminals Schemes / Miscellaneous Feasibility Studies.
Afghanistan 2007: design of all-mode transport plan for mining development with international team.
South Africa 2006 -7: Depot Design Engineer for the Gautrain System: value engineering study of the project preliminary design / finalisation of depot detailed design
Kazakhstan / Russia: 2006: routing study for export oil ex north Caspian region to Black Sea/Caucasus region.
Afghanistan 2005: performance enhancement study of existing rail freight terminals: study of options for future rail transit routes.
Iran: 2003-7: responsible for rail mode input to the all-mode Iranian Transport Strategy Plan: validation of future investment programme; commercialisation of RAI organisation / sales / marketing development
Albania 2004: viability assessment of the Albanian Railway system
New York City Subway 2003: re-design of major subway terminal to optimise service quality.
Romania: 2002-3: modernisation of management structure / sales/marketing/train service overhaul.
Kazakhstan 2002: advice to govt on regulatory options for rail privatization
Macedonia 2001: Rail Operating member of team studying transport investment options.
Hungary 2001: Signal Engineer for ETCS modernisation of the Budapest – Bucuresti line.
Eastern Europe / Russia 2000-1: Team Leader for three Phare rail modernisation projects:- Estonia (Tapa) and Poland (Poznan and Wroclaw): re-signalling and track modernisation; project audit and financial feasibility: also team member in rail traffic development studies on Trans-European Corridors II (Berlin-Moscow) and IX (Baltic to Black Sea); also in Russia - Nizhny Novgorod oblast.
Katowice (Poland) 2000-1: Rail advisor for major new power station project.
Ethiopia: Dec 1999: feasibility study into modernisation/re-equipment of the Djibouti - Addis Abeba railway (CFDE): plan for container terminal and inter-modal train operation.
Russia and CIS; (EU Brussels) Rail Border Crossing Study 1997- 9: Rail Team Leader of project to maximise the capacity of rail border crossings between Russia / Finland, Moldova / Romania, Russia / Estonia and Lithuania; redesign of border crossing rail and building infrastructure; simplified documentation/working practices/ EDI data transmission. Negotiation with European Commission, senior government / railway management.
Russia: Kaliningrad; 1997; TACIS (EU Brussels); re-shaping proposals for the Kaliningrad Oblast railways; rationalisation/updating of infrastructure, new timetable proposals for freight and passenger businesses, design of business-orientated management structure. Management reorganisation to adapt to a market-based economy; introduction of private capital. Negotiation with senior management and government transport authority.
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia: 1995: project management of the new KL Sentral Station scheme: railway operating member of a multi-disciplinary international project management team to audit infrastructure proposals. 1995: design of Express Rail Link between Kuala Lumpur Sentral and Sepang International Airport (KLIA); train timetable, operations, resourcing, and baggage handling system.
Hong Kong: 1996: detailed study of rail, port and airport transport developments in Hong Kong city and new territories. Detailed study of the proposed container port and train servicing plans.
Other Foreign Experience: in addition to the above, I have studied rail operations in USA, Myanmar (Burma), Peru, Ecuador and Chile, and also traveled extensively in China, Inner Mongolia and Pakistan.
All the above tasks have been completed to the clients' satisfaction. I am keen to continue working on such projects as are commensurate with my skills and experience.
May 1998: "A Study Of Automatic Gauge Changing Systems", produced for Tacis Services DG1A; European Commission, Brussels.
Oct 1998: AiC Conference; London, Subject "Integrating Europe's Rail Network", co-presented the final paper on "Cost Benefit Analysis of Integration".
SELF EMPLOYED STATUS.
In October 1994 I achieved self-employed status, and trade as:- The David Brice Consultancy Limited (coy registered no 2979412).
Languages: French - a working facility.
Computing Experience: I have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows
Professional with a fully-equipped home office.
HOBBIES / LEISURE ACTIVITIES
Rambling, swimming, photography, choral singing, rail promotion.
For further information and contact, please visit my company web site : <bricerail.co.uk> References available upon request.
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