Tim Smart
Tim Smart
phase two managing director
HS2

Holding both a Bachelor and Master’s degrees in engineering Tim is a chartered civil engineer with over forty years’ experience in the design, construction and management of major infrastructure projects. His experience also encompasses managing engineering and maintenance of operational high speed and classic rail. Tim’s initial background was in highways and highway tunnels before he moved to railways as a senior member of the Jubilee Line Extension Project team and subsequently joined Railtrack plc as Chief Engineer Southern Zone. Tim moved back to major projects when he joined the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (CTRL) to head the client team for the design and construction of the London section which included St Pancras International station, eventually joining the Board of HS1 Co as Engineering Director. In 2012 Tim moved to CH2M Hill as their International Director for High Speed Rail and was seconded to HS2 were he was Chief Engineer and Lead witness in Parliament for the Phase 1 and Phase 2a Hybrid Bills. Tim joined the HS2 company in April 2018 where he is Managing Director for Phase 2.

tim.smart@hs2.org.uk