Managing Director of Abellio UK, Dominic Booth first joined the Abellio Group as a main board member in 2007 and, over the next five years, played a prominent part in the group's development. He was appointed to his current post in 2012, newly created at the time, after helping Abellio win the Greater Anglia rail franchise.
Responsible for all Abellio's business in the UK within his current role, Dominic also chairs the operating boards of the Abellio London and Surrey bus company and the Merseyrail and Greater Anglia train operating companies. He describes leading Abellio as his career highlight, relishing "working in an industry that makes a contribution and leading a team of great colleagues".
Prior to joining Abellio, Dominic had a fast track management career in the UK rail industry. He has previously been managing director of six different train operating companies and subsequently chairman of ten. These include British Rail, Connex Transport, Prism Rail and National Express Group, the latter where Dominic was Deputy Chief Executive of its trains division before leaving to join Abellio.