Carol Deveney 

Head of Sponsorship Network Rail

Dual qualified in safety and environment, Carol has a BA in Business Management and Post Graduate Diploma. Having been with Network Rail for over 10 years, Carol was a sponsor on multi-disciplinary projects such as Airdrie Bathgate Railway and was the Senior Sponsor for Borders Railway.

Carol also spent 2 years as part of the corporate commercial team at Network Rail’s headquarters which involved writing corporate policy and delivering assurance and governance on 3rd party enhancement contracts.

Carol is currently Head of Sponsorship for Network Rail which involves leading and directing the national companywide profession in the development and implementation of consistent good practice standards and methodology.

She is accountable for leading the development of Network Rail’s sponsorship capability to achieve successful delivery and benefits of its renewals and enhancements portfolios.

Before joining Network Rail, Carol worked in a number of sectors from adult education to brewing and immediately prior as a project manager in urban regeneration where she saw the difference infrastructure investment can make which she has been passionate about ever since.

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