Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe

HICSE is a UK-based provider of software products for railway signalling and operations, including simulators and automatic route-setting systems. Read below to find out how we helped.

How we helped

About the organisation
HICSE is a UK-based provider of software products for railway signalling and operations, including simulators and automatic route setting systems. It is also the integrator of traffic management systems for the UK and European market, working closely with Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd.

The challenge
Occasionally, all an organisation needs is the benefit of an external technical advisor to take a look at a proposal or report and to give some feedback.  In this case, HICSE had prepared an important technical and safety project proposal for a potential customer, and was seeking a verbal review from someone outside their own team, and with suitable expertise. 

The role of Penleaf
As a former Safety, Technical and Engineering Director for Network Rail, Graham at Penleaf was the ideal person to review the particular proposal presentation HICSE was putting forward.

What we do

Katie Parker, Community Partnerships Manager, Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust

'Jenny brings great insight and clarity to any project or programme she is working on. She is able to engage and collaborate across organisations and systems, and lead with clear values and integrity. An articulate communicator and a valued colleague, Jenny brings depth, knowledge, experience and most importantly compassion and humanity to everything she does.’

Peter Maynard, Practice Business Manager, Horfield Health Centre, Bristol

‘Jenny has the rare skill of being able to distil down difficult and complex matters into logical and succinct reports, so that I always feel I have enough information to allow me to question, debate and decide what to do. The fact she does all the above with good humour and grace is just the icing on the cake.’

Peter Gibbons Chief Security Officer, Network Rail

The ethics and values Graham brought to Network Rail represented a clear change to a more compassionate and engaged senior team, which really helped me develop our capability in my particular area of the business.

Siobahn Ritchie, Resourcing Business Partner, Network Rail

Graham is one of the most collaborative, authentic, approachable, and inspiring leaders I have met. I am grateful that I had the chance to work with him.

General Counsel

I have huge respect and admiration for Graham. Definitely the first time in my 12 years I found an exec to be completely approachable and treat everyone the same.



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