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Spotlight On Kate Bastin

Spotlight On Kate Bastin, Contracts Manager

This week is RHA’s National Coach Week – The UK coach sector employees around 45,000 people across approximately 700 coach operators, handling 400 million passenger journeys, contributing around £6bn to the UK economy each year. To celebrate National Coach Week, this week, the Women in Bus and Coach “Spotlight On” initiative shines a light on the incredible contributions of women in all roles across the coach sector. Today we focus on and find out about: Kate Bastin Contracts Manager Bakers Dolphin How did you get to where you are today? Joining Bakers Dolphin in 1993 aged 18 years old, I started ...
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Spotlight On Izzy Shaw

Spotlight On Izzy Shaw Professional Coach Driver

This week is RHA’s National Coach Week – The UK coach sector employees around 45,000 people across approximately 700 coach operators, handling 400 million passenger journeys, contributing around £6bn to the UK economy each year. To celebrate National Coach Week, this week, the Women in Bus and Coach “Spotlight On” initiative shines a light on the incredible contributions of women in all roles across the coach sector. Today we focus on and find out about: Izzy Shaw Professional Coach Driver The Travellers Choice How did you get to where you are today? Growing up in my family business. Did you experience any ...
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Spotlight on Amanda Harrington

Spotlight On Amanda Harrington, Sales & Marketing Director

This week is RHA’s National Coach Week – The UK coach sector employees around 45,000 people across approximately 700 coach operators, handling 400 million passenger journeys, contributing around £6bn to the UK economy each year. To celebrate National Coach Week, this week, the Women in Bus and Coach “Spotlight On” initiative shines a light on the incredible contributions of women in all roles across the coach sector. Today we focus on and find out about: Amanda Harrington Sales & Marketing Director Bakers Dolphin How did you get to where you are today? I joined Bakers Dolphin in 1986 and I worked in ...
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Spotlight on Sarah Bartlett Senior PR Manager

Spotlight On Spotlight on Sarah Bartlett Senior PR Manager

This week is RHA’s National Coach Week – The UK coach sector employees around 45,000 people across approximately 700 coach operators, handling 400 million passenger journeys, contributing around £6bn to the UK economy each year. To celebrate National Coach Week, this week, the Women in Bus and Coach “Spotlight On” initiative shines a light on the incredible contributions of women in all roles across the coach sector. Today we focus on and find out about: Sarah Bartlett Senior PR Manager FlixBus UK What is your role? I’m Senior PR Manager for FlixBus UK and I’ve worked at Flix for two years. ...
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Inaugural Board of Directors announcement

Women in Bus and Coach Initiative Appoints Inaugural Board of Directors

The Women in Bus and Coach Initiative (WiBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of its inaugural Board of Directors, representing a diverse array of talent from across the transport industry. This milestone marks a significant step forward in the organisation’s mission to promote gender diversity and inclusion within the bus, coach, and community transport sector. The newly appointed board comprises esteemed women professionals, and male allies, renowned for their leadership, expertise, and commitment to advancing gender equality within the transport industry. Among the appointed directors are individuals with extensive experience in operations, safety, policy, advocacy, finance, people, marketing, and ...
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National Coach Spotlight Michelle Gonza

Spotlight On Michelle Gozna, Professional Coach Driver

This week is RHA’s National Coach Week – The UK coach sector employees around 45,000 people across approximately 700 coach operators, handling 400 million passenger journeys, contributing around £6bn to the UK economy each year. To celebrate National Coach Week, this week, the Women in Bus and Coach “Spotlight On” initiative shines a light on the incredible contributions of women in all roles across the coach sector. Today we focus on and find out about: Michelle Gozna Bakers Dolphin Professional Coach Driver How did you get to where you are today? My journey began 20+ years ago when I went on ...
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National Coach Week 24 Spotlight On Jenny Mernagh National Express

Spotlight On Jenny Mernagh, Operations Manager

This week is RHA’s National Coach Week – The UK coach sector employees around 45,000 people across approximately 700 coach operators, handling 400 million passenger journeys, contributing around £6bn to the UK economy each year. To celebrate National Coach Week, this week, the Women in Bus and Coach “Spotlight On” initiative shines a light on the incredible contributions of women in all roles across the coach sector. Today we focus on and find out about: Jenny Mernagh Operations Manager National Express How did you get to where you are today? I got to where I am today by putting in a ...
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Spotlight on Marta Leszczynska

Spotlight on Marta Leszczynska, Training and Recruitment Manager

The Women in Bus and Coach “Spotlight On” initiative shines a light on the incredible contributions of women in all roles across the bus, coach, and community transport sector. From professional drivers and engineers to human resources experts and CEO’s, ‘Spotlight On’ will highlight the diverse talents and achievements of women in this dynamic industry. Today we focus on and find out about: Marta Leszczynska Training and Recruitment Manager Transport UK London Bus What is your role? Training and Recruitment Manager How did you get to where you are today? I started as a trainee bus driver and progressed over ...
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Spotlight on Hannah Man

Spotlight on Hannah Man, Communications Manager

The Women in Bus and Coach “Spotlight On” initiative shines a light on the incredible contributions of women in all roles across the bus, coach, and community transport sector. From professional drivers and engineers to human resources experts and CEO’s, ‘Spotlight On’ will highlight the diverse talents and achievements of women in this dynamic industry. Today we focus on and find out about: Hannah Man Communications Manager Go-Ahead London What is your role? Communications Manager at Go-Ahead London. How did you get to where you are today? I began in the Buses in 2003 as a graduate trainee – I ...
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