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The Team

Our team


Ian Bartlett

Stakeholder Communication & Communications Manager


Ian joined Network Rail in October 2018, having worked previously within student recruitment for the Higher Education sector. Ian brings considerable experience of multi-channel communications and is a graduate of Google’s flagship digital marketing programme, Squared Online.

Ian’s first degree is in Transport which, combined with his interest in communications between people and places, means he has a thorough understanding of the rail industry, its structures and the context within which it operates.

John Greenwood

Programme Manager


John joined Network Rail in 2014, following a long career in Defence where he was actively involved in the implementation of large scale technology and people change programmes.

John is responsible for maintaining a competence assurance service for all individuals who work on Network Rails infrastructure through the use of compliance systems and technology such as Sentinel.  His main focus is to ensure that the Sentinel system is maintained and operated to the highest standard for all its users whilst ensuring that the planned replacement exploits the very best and innovative technology available.

Nikki Cresswell

Sentinel Specialist (Operations)


Nikki joined Network Rail in 2010, fresh from one of our principle contractors where she was an active member of their electrical projects group involved in the planning and financial management of electrical installations and maintenance.

Nikki is responsible for keeping the database management and administration running smoothly on behalf of the Sentinel Operations team. She spends most of her time problem solving, process managing and engaging with our end users and stakeholders to help them get the most out of new Sentinel.

Stella Nikolaidi

Project Manager


Stella joined Network Rail in 2012 and has a breadth of experience in different areas of the business, from Procurement, Business Continuity and Planning & Regulations to Route Services.

She has more than a decade of Project Management experience working initially in the manufacturing industry where one of the most prestigious projects she managed was the steel supply for the HMS Royal Aircrafts Carriers.

Yasemin Agarwal

Business Analyst


Yasemin has recently joined Network rail after a long career in Public Transportation in South Yorkshire where she was actively involved with several IT & Business Change projects.

Yasemin is responsible for analysing business change needs, assessing the business impact of those changes, capturing, and documenting requirements and providing the definition of technology and process solutions that aligns with business requirements on Sentinel development projects.