NWBLT Welcomes Newest Member to the Team

We are delighted to announce the newest member of the North West Business Leadership Team, Debbie Francis, Managing Director of Direct Rail Services.

Discussing her membership of the NWBLT, Debbie had this to say:

“The NWBLT’s work across all of their taskforces is something that I, and Direct Rail Services, see as having fundamental value for the well being of the North West. I am excited to work with other business leaders on topics that will ensure long term sustainable growth and improvement across transport as well as science and innovation, productivity, skills and education and essential resource. As an organisation Direct Rail Services works with customers to transport freight all over the country and as such we understand the value of connectivity and the importance of collaboration – something that is clearly of significant value to the North West Business Leadership Team.” – Debbie Francis, Managing Director, Direct Rail Services.

Emma Degg, Chief Executive of the NWBLT, agreed that Debbie and Direct Rail services will add a huge amount of value to the work currently being undertaken by the NWBLT.

“It is a pleasure to welcome Debbie Francis and Direct Rail Services to the North West Business Leadership Team. It is clear through talking to Debbie that she is clearly committed to the North West and increasing the prosperity and well being of our region. Her expertise and that of Direct Rail Services will provide the NWBLT with another perspective adding to our already diverse sectoral makeup. It is great to have her on board.” – Emma Degg, CEO, NWBLT.