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UKTram appoints new non-executive director

Experienced light rail customer services professional Jo Bentley has been announced as a non-executive director at UKTram.

Jo recently returned to Nottingham Trams Limited as head of customer experience.

After being a customer service manager, Jo went on to work for Keolis in Doha. There, she set up a new customer experience department to prepare for the opening of the Metro ahead of 2022’s World Cup.

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When she returned to the UK, Jo stayed in the transport sector, working for National Express, before re-joining Nottingham Trams earlier this year.

George Lowder, chairman of UKTram, said: “Jo brings with her a wealth of experience, and this appointment will further strengthen the UKTram board.”

“Her perspective on the customer experience will be particularly valuable as we strive to deliver a bold vision for light rail that promotes tramways and similar transit systems as an effective way to boost urban connectivity, attract investment and improve the environment.”

 Jo said: “I am delighted to have the opportunity to support UKTram in presenting a ‘single voice’ for the light rail sector.

“It is exciting to be involved in the development of a coordinated and structured approach in several key areas, and I am confident that my experience will contribute to the presentation of powerful arguments for the future development of light rail across the UK.”

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