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Paul O'Donnell
Managing Director

Paul founded Pod-Trak ltd in 2007 after spending 6 years working throughout the UK & Ireland working on various Rail and Infrastructure projects. Starting out as a small sub-contractor, Paul has grown the business in both size and capability to deliver a first class service to its growing client’s base. Paul has managed and overseen the implementation of main contractor capabilities within a growing organization which now has the expertise and skills to deliver both large and small projects to the same high standards.

Stephen Given
Operations Director - North

Stephen joined the Company in 2010 as a Contracts Manager to head up operations in the North when we opened a new depot in Manchester. Coming from a Commercial background he was able to assist the MD with the development of the Company in the early days and lay the foundations for growth in the following years. Stephen has worked closely with key people in the Company to successfully develop the Overhead Line and On Track Plant side of the business which now play a key role in what we do.  As Operations Director Stephen is responsible for guiding and continually improving the Company as it grows into new markets while remaining the contractor of choice for our clients. He graduated from Dublin Institute of Technology in 2004 with an Honours Degree in Construction Economics & Management.

Adam Stanbury
Operations Director

Adam joined the company in 2017 as Operations Director – South, after having worked alongside Pod-Trak for many years. He has a background in Operations & Engineering in both principle contractor, and tier two organisations. Adam has extensive rail systems, and detailed rail electrification knowledge gained from over 20 years in the industry. He is passionate about people development, operational safety, and the delivery of quality products. As Operations Director Adam is responsible for guiding and continually improving the Company as it grows into new markets while remaining the contractor of choice for our clients. He graduated from Coventry University with an Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Clodagh Connolly
HSQE Director

Clodagh joined Pod-Trak in 2014 as the lead for Health, Safety, quality and Environmental matters. Clodagh has over 15 years’ experience in construction Health and Safety. Previously she was an associate Director at Deloitte LLP responsible for HSE operational systems for client Asset Property Management, and represented Deloitte LLP on the Safety advisory committee to RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors). Prior to that she worked as a Health and Safety Advisor for the Mc Gee Group.

At Pod-Trak Clodagh is responsible for further developing safety and compliance capability whilst ensuring the provision of a professional health and safety advisory service, including operational safety, quality and environmental management.

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