The Operations and Planning Systems division of Tracsis employs over 60 permanent staff. Our team has extensive experience of managing and delivering projects and products in the fields of operations and planning. We have a range of specialist consultants with unique skills and talented software developers who can create innovative software solutions. We have no set way of working and we work with our clients in a friendly and collaborative manner. We favour a flexible, agile and open approach over prescriptive and “big bang” projects. The Operations and Planning Systems Division of Tracsis includes the staff, resources and experience of the companies previously known as: RWA Rail Ltd Safety Information Systems Ltd (Compass) Datasys Ltd
Operations and Planning Systems – Management Team
Alex Sarginson – Managing Director
Alex Sarginson joined Tracsis in 2013. Alex is the Managing Director of our Operations and Planning Systems Division and is responsible for both our consultancy and software businesses. Alex is also a licenced Signalling Design Verifier. She has successfully delivered a number of consultancy and engineering projects with multiple stakeholders and team members; providing quality outputs on time and in budget. Alex strongly believes in the value of good people management, strong stakeholder engagement and building relationships and is an expert project manager across multiple disciplines.
Wendy McCristal - Head of Consultancy
Wendy joined Tracsis in 2018 as Head of the Tracsis Rail Consultancy Business, encompassing the full range of Tracsis’ industry renowned rail strategy, operations planning and bespoke software development services. Wendy has more than twenty years’ across a wide variety of rail systems and off-highway manufacturing in strategic operational and consultancy roles. She is highly experienced and works closely with our skilled consultants to deliver complex, client requirements.
Alex Robertson – Head of Sales and Marketing (Software)
Alex is responsible for business development of our software products including the Datasys suite. Alex works closely with our clients to understand their technical and commercial requirements and ensure our software is developing business advantage for Mass Transit Systems Operators. Alex joined Tracsis in 2007 having previously worked in the digital communications networks industry since graduation from Manchester Metropolitan University.
Alastair Morrison – Managing Consultant
Alastair Morrison has over 25 years rail planning experience around the world in a wide variety of roles. Alastair retains responsibility for client relations in the consulting team and is a Managing Consultant, taking a leading role in projects; he has led the Tracsis input to a number of high profile projects for the Department for Transport and led planning workstreams on a number of franchise bids. He has brought his experience to develop novel solutions to planning questions on many projects. He holds a Master’s degree in Transport Planning and Management from the University of Westminster.