Steve King

Rail Asset Development Ltd are a small group of specialists headed by Steve King as Director. 

Steve has worked in general construction and rail for 35 years. For the last 18 years Steve has concentrated on rail projects and general construction projects with a rail interface, reducing risks by making appropriate early decisions and working closely with the Infrastructure Protection or Asset Protection team and other stakeholders such as asset owners and operational staff. He then navigates schemes through the required railway approvals and assurance processes and on to site delivery and handover.

Jim Todd

Jim has extensive experience delivering projects on and around railways, particularly Network Rail and London Underground.  He brings 40 years of practical site delivery experience to our team.

Zeinab Abdelaziz

Zeinab is our Assistant CEM. With two degrees and additional post-graduate study, she is highly qualified and has a particular focus on preparing design submissions for our projects adjacent to Network Rail

Chris Wise

Chris has a broad range of railway experience, both on Crossrail and on major Network Rail schemes as CRE-C and CRE-D. As well as working as CEM, Chris has an expertise in assurance when working on TfL assets.

Donald Gilmour

Donald recently joined us having most recently worked for Network Rail as part of their Asset Protection team, so he brings a sound knowledge of exactly what they want to see when making submissions.



Jim Todd

Jim Todd is an Associate of the company, and brings his own wealth of general construction and rail specific experience, specialising in on site delivery. A particular focus for Jim in recent years has been the preparation and agreement of Safe Methods of Work for work adjacent to and over rail assets in central London.

Our Team

Where a project requires railway possession planning, we are pleased to be able to offer the services of Rob Cockerton and his company RDC Planning Ltd. Rob has many years’ experience planning works of all kinds on and around railway assets in London and the home counties.

The rest of the team comprises:

  • Sophie King – Marketing and Office Manager
  • Jamie King – General Assistant

Through our extensive industry contacts we are able to offer additional trusted individuals and companies to support your project’s needs. Do contact us for details.