Steve Yianni - Imagine Festival

Steve Yianni took up the role of CEO for the Transport Systems Catapult on 1 August 2013, following on from a successful five years at Network Rail. From 2010-2013, Steve chaired the cross-rail industry Technical Strategy Leadership Group, and oversaw the publication in 2012 of the industry’s Rail Technical Strategy – a 30-year vision of technical direction for the sector.

With a degree in Engineering from the University of Cambridge and a Masters degree in Business Administration from the London Business School, Steve gained over two decades of experience working for the Ford Motor Company and JCB in a variety of engineering management and business leadership roles. In 2014, his contribution to the engineering sector was recognised when he was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.