Dr Neil Strong
Environment Manager, Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
Dr Neil Strong studied forestry and ecology as an undergraduate (Edinburgh) and a post-graduate (Portsmouth). He is Environment Manager at Network Rail providing expertise and support on sustainable management of the lineside necessary to improve the safety and biodiversity of the rail network. He has previously worked on management of lineside assets including vegetation and boundary measures. His current focus is responding to the Government’s review into the impact of Network Rail’s vegetation management. This response must consider both environmental and social obligations, on an operational estate where trains pass at up to 200kph.